Thursday, June 23, 2011

From the King James Bible to the i-pad

We all know that we are standing at a critical juncture in history when the future of the printed word can no longer be taken for granted. Many sociologists are asking what will happen as the printed word comes to lose the unquestioned primacy it has enjoyed since Gutenberg, being eclipsed by the digital word.

In a series of articles I published at the Alfred the Great Society, I have focused this questions more specifically to explore the implications these changes have for the church’s reception of scripture. What is the future of the Bible’s role for the church in a world where our communication  technologies are changing so rapidly? 

To read my articles, click on the following links:

From the King James Bible to the i-pad (Part 2)

From the King James Bible to the i-pad (Part 3)

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