Digital Liturgies Samuel James

#169 – Samuel James: 5 Ways the Internet Is Wrecking People’s Faith


We often think of technology as morally neutral, but a closer examination shows that assumptions about the world and humanity are built into inventions like the internet. These “liturgies,” or repeated patterns of formative behavior, shape us mentally and spiritually in ways that undermine God’s design for us.

Samuel James is author of the new book, Digital Liturgies: Rediscovering Christian Wisdom in an Online Age. In this conversation he highlights 5 ways the internet is rewiring our beliefs and lifestyles to be anti-biblical in nature.

In this episode:

  • How Hidden Liturgies Shape Us
  • The 5 Digital Liturgies
  • How the Internet Is Pornographically Shaped
  • Physicality and the Image of God

Resources Mentioned

Original Release Date: 9/7/2023

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