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The most important writing on technology takes place in the middle of major technological shifts. Before the new trends become so normal that questions are no longer asked and protests no longer raised, we need the perspectives of parents watching ...

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Leroy Hurt

January 01, 2014  2:53pm

A useful way to think about it is to think of the technologists as Pharaoh's magicians. They kept up with God's Exodus miracles for a while but did it in the service of Pharaoh. Today's technologists serve up miracles, but how far they can take us remains to be seen. Just as Pharaoh's magicians didn't really change the system but primarily preserved and propagated it, today's technologists may be seen as fronting the principalities and powers Paul described in the New Testament.

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Jeff Haanen

December 27, 2013  2:14pm

Andrew, interesting review. I figured you'd push back against what seems to be a "technological determinist" - I think your book does a better job trying to construct what kind of media the Bible actually encourages to make, and not just criticize. I do, however, appreciate an honest unmasking of the religious elements in the various cults of technology... I look forward to reading your continuing work in this important field.

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