Always On

Practicing Faith in a New Media Landscape

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Angela Williams Gorrell
Theology for the Life of the World
  • Tempe, AZ: 
    Baker Academic
    , May
     2019.
     208 pages.
     $22.99.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781540960092.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Many of us are "always on"--scrolling through social media, checking email, or searching the web. New media spaces can be sites and instruments of God's unconditional love, but they can also nurture harmful conditions and become sources of anxiety, jealousy, and despondency. Always On provides useful tools for helping students and congregants understand the world of social media and engage it faithfully, enabling Christian communities to address its use in constructive, pastoral ways. The book includes discussion questions and sample exercises for each chapter.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Angela Williams Gorrell is Assistant Professor of Practical Theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University.

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