The Digital Feast 

October Miscellany

The Theology of Monsters Summary: Since we are in the month of October, I thought it would be nice to introduce you to a blog series by Richard Beck written back in 2009 on The Theology of Monsters. Here is the first installation and you can click through and view...

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Reading, Language, and Understanding

Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound. Summary: “When the reading brain skims texts, we don’t have time to grasp complexity, to understand another’s feelings or to perceive beauty. We need a new literacy for the digital age.” Read more at:...

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Strange but True

Bidding Starts at 50K for Bible that went to the moon Summary: “A Los Angeles auction firm is taking bids on a microform, or photographically reduced, King James Bible that went to the moon on the 1971 Apollo 14 space flight. Similar in appearance to a piece of...

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The American Church

Patriotism Inside the American Church “On the Sunday morning preceding Brad’s post, my wife and I sat through a church service that featured boy scouts parading the flag right before the congregation stood and pledged allegiance to it. I whispered, “and to the...

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Religion in USAmerica

Most Americans believe, but not always in the God of the Bible Read more at: https://goo.gl/sbdQax Digitally mine from: www.religionnews.com  EXPECTING PEOPLE TO CONFORM IS NOT LOVE Summary: “Over the course of my life, I’ve developed a mold in my head for the ideal...

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Identity

Creative Mother's Day Ideas for the Church Summary: “Well it’s that time of year again. Here’s a collection of Mother’s day video clips and creative ideas of how you can celebrate Mother’s day in your Sunday Worship service.” Read more at: https://goo.gl/R79q8...

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Technology News!

As Facebook reels, Silicon Valley dabbles in ethics Summary: “Facebook CEO [Mark Zuckerberg’s opening] comment [to Cognress] offers a glimpse into what experts say is a shift within the American tech sector: a rapid, albeit uneven, embrace of ethics, one that...

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Christians, Connections, and Resurrection Sunday

Christianity is a Dying Religion for Millennials in Europe Summary: “The Continent was once the home of the majority of the world’s Christians, but today many people between the ages of 16 and 29 claim they have no religious affiliation. In general, a high percentage...

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Addiction, Faith, and Film

Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO Summary: Gaming addiction is to be listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organization. Its 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD) will include the condition "gaming...

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Storytelling, Salvation, and Science Fiction

The Salvation of ‘Napalm Girl’ Summary: “You may not recognize me now, but you almost certainly know who I am. My name is Kim Phuc, though you likely know me by another name. It is one I never asked for, a name I have spent a lifetime trying to escape: “Napalm Girl.”...

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