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12 ways your phone is changing you

Author: Tony Reinke
Publisher: Wheaton : Crossway, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do you control your phone, or does your phone control you? Within a few years of its unveiling, the smartphone had become part of us, fully integrated into the daily patterns of our lives. Never offline, always within reach, we now wield in our hands a magic wand of technological power we have only begun to grasp. But it raises new enigmas, too. Never more connected, we seem to be growing more distant. Never more
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reinke, Tony, 1977- author.
12 ways your phone is changing you
Wheaton : Crossway, 2017
(DLC) 2016032849
(OCoLC) 955778948
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Reinke
ISBN: 9781433552441 1433552442 9781433552458 1433552450 9781433552465 1433552469
OCLC Number: 956435048
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A little theology of technology --
We are addicted to distraction --
We ignore our flesh and blood --
We crave immediate approval --
We lose our literacy --
We feed on the produced --
We become like what we "like" --
We get lonely --
We get comfortable in secret vices --
We lose meaning --
We fear missing out --
We become harsh to one another --
We lose our place in time --
Living Smartphone smart.
Other Titles: Twelve ways your phone is changing you
Responsibility: Tony Reinke ; foreword by John Piper.

Abstract:

Do you control your phone, or does your phone control you? Within a few years of its unveiling, the smartphone had become part of us, fully integrated into the daily patterns of our lives. Never offline, always within reach, we now wield in our hands a magic wand of technological power we have only begun to grasp. But it raises new enigmas, too. Never more connected, we seem to be growing more distant. Never more efficient, we have never been more distracted. Drawing from the insights of numerous thinkers, published studies, and his own research, writer Tony Reinke identifies twelve potent ways our smartphones have changed us for good and bad. Reinke calls us to cultivate wise thinking and healthy habits in the digital age, encouraging us to maximize the many blessings, avoid the various pitfalls, and wisely wield the most powerful gadget of human connection ever unleashed. - Publisher.

Writer Tony Reinke identifies twelve potent ways our smartphones have changed our lives--for good and ill--and calls us to develop healthy habits for life in the digital age.

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