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12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You (Génération smartphone) 

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Who controls? You or your smartphone?

In just a few years, the smartphone has become a part of us, fully integrated into our daily lives. Never disconnected, always close at hand, we now wave this powerful technological magic wand that we barely master ... We are the Generation smartphone .

This revolution thus raises some puzzles. Always connected, we seem more and more distant from each other. Always efficient, we've never been more distracted.

Drawing on the reflections of many thinkers, published studies and his own research, the writer identifies twelve transformations that our smartphone operates in our life, for better or for worse. Reinke calls us to develop healthy habits in the digital age, he encourages us to maximize the many blessings, avoid various pitfalls, and wisely use the most powerful human connection gadget ever invented.

This study will help you

  • Understand the changes that smartphones (and technology) are making in our lives.
  • Live smart with your smartphone while developing your Christian life.
  • Study the Bible's perspective on technology and its uses.

Highlights of the book

  • Documented: the book is based on numerous studies / references.
  • Balance: between the author's passion for technology and his desire to live his faith.

Public

  • All believing audiences.
  • Anyone who uses or plans to use a smartphone.
  • Youth and Church leaders.
Author

Tony Reinke is a reporter and senior writer for the Christian blog desiringGod.org. He hosts the famous podcast Ask pastor John and he is the author of several books donr Lit !: A Christian Guide to Reading Books and Newton on the Christian Life .

Table of contents

FOREWORD BY JOHN PIPER
PREFACE

The iPhone 1.0
The big question
My tensions
My intention
In small print
Call for humility
Who am I?
Hidden desires

INTRODUCTION: A LITTLE THEOLOGY ABOUT TECHNOLOGY

History of technology
Theology of technology
Our place in history

1. WE ARE ADDICTED TO ENTERTAINMENT

Facebook
Why is entertainment misleading?
Defining entertainment
The consecrated life in question
Intentionally focused

2. WE FORGET THAT WE ARE MADE OF FLESH AND BLOOD

Why Laws Don't Work?
A Christian Perspective
Viral Anger
The Joy of Brotherhood
Types of Incarnation
Tainted Pixels

3. WE ARE SEEKING IMMEDIATE RECOGNITION

Heroes vs. Fame
Andy Warhol's Image Factory
The Comfort of Having Friends Online
Glory vs. Recognition
True Recognition
Seeking recognition comes at a cost
Don't waste real recognition

4. WE LOSE OUR LITERARY SKILLS

Losing your letters
The endless party
Paper or pixels?
The commitment to concentration
The concentration on the Bible
Control of the unusual

5. WE FEED ON WHAT WE PRODUCE

Iconography
Intermediaries rejoice
Splendors of God or publicity stunt
Aim, click, forget
Free yourself
Feed on authenticity
Calling all artists

6. WE LOOK LIKE WHAT WE LOVE

Entering the Mold
Like Michael
Changed by Love
Right and Wrong Worship
Created in the Image of God
Worship the Device
Idols in social networks
Warning and hope

7. WE BECOME SOLITARY

A Thousand Shards of Glass
Online and Lonely
Technology and Isolation
Our Wearable Shield
Role Reversal
Building Face-to-Face Trust
Protect loneliness

8. WE COMPLY WITH OUR SECRET VICES

Ashley Madison
The Price of Cheap Curiosities
God Sees Us All
Not by Sight
The Language of Video
Hope and Boredom
Getting Out of vice

9. WE ARE CONFUSED

Junk Food for the Soul
Latest News
Affection of Wisdom
Technology and Wisdom

10. WE ARE AFRAID OF MISSING

At the heart of PDM
Sadness and silence
Desires of PDM
The birthplace of PDM
PDM at the tomb
A legitimate PDM

11. WE BECOME HARD ON OTHERS

Peeple
The call
Denunciation that ends badly
James 4
The ninth commandment
Should we denounce the sin of Christians online?
Go- Shall I tweet that?
Permanent reform
Optimism in the age of the pornography scandal

12. WE FORGET OUR PLACE IN HISTORY

A time for twitter
Losing track of time
Running!
Digital chatter
A theology of remembering and forgetting
The theology of remembering and forgetting 'forgetfulness in the New Testament
Never forget

CONCLUSION: LIVE SMARTPHONE SMARTPHONE

Satan or the strategy of nothingness
Idol
Techniques of sanctification?
Listening with humility
Diversity of smartphones
Should I throw away my smartphone?
Live it smart smartphone
Test yourself

EPILOGUE

Modern wonders
Our indifference to wonders
Moved to tears of gratitude
Times to come
Back to the future

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
SCRIPTURE INDEX
NOTES

Recommendations

"Informed. Just. Sensitive to nuances. Theologically insightful. Few people could have written this book. "- John Piper, pastor and founder of desiringGod.org and author of the foreword .

Details

Original title : 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You
Author : Tony Reinke
Publisher: Editions Clé
ISBN : 978-2-35843-124-8
Publication : February 2018
Pages : 283
Dimensions : 14 x 21
Format : paperback
Weight : 334 g

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