Michael Sacasas, one of the most thoughtful contemporary commentators on technology and media, joins me for a wide-ranging conversation.
Read more of his work here:
‘The Analog City and the Digital City’
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The Frailest Thing blog
Frailest Thing compilation book
Neil Postman, Technopoly
Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media
Walter Ong, Orality and Literacy
Albert Borgmann, Power Failure
Ivan Illich, Tools for Conviviality
Jacques Ellul, The Technological Society
Jay Kim, pastor of teaching and leadership at Vintage Faith Church in Santa Cruz, California, and one of the leaders of the ReGeneration Project, joins me to discuss his new book: Analog Church: Why We Need Real People, Places, and Things in the Digital Age.
On this week’s Mere Fidelity, Matt, Derek, and I were joined by Dr Tara Isabella Burton to discuss the rise in occult spirituality. The following are some of the articles and books mentioned in the course of the episode:
“The Rise of Progressive Occultism” by Tara Isabella Burton
“The Religious Hunger of the Radical Right” by Tara Isabella Burton
“The Religious Hunger That Drives Jordan Peterson’s Fandom:
Jordan Peterson, The Alt-Right, and the Reactionary Allure of Mythology” by Tara Isabella Burton
Kill All Normies: Online Culture Wars From 4Chan And Tumblr To Trump And The Alt-Right by Angela Nagle
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In today’s world, where there seems to be an overflow of information, is clickbaiting justified?
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My recent Davenant Institute lecture on the subject of the significance of textual technologies for our engagement with Scripture has just been posted on Youtube:
I recently enjoyed watching Dr. Christopher Schlect’s highly informative and stimulating lecture in the same series.