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Book details
  • Genre:RELIGION
  • SubGenre:Christian Life / Social Issues
  • Language:English
  • Pages:200
  • eBook ISBN:9781937650629

God, Technology, & Us

How Our Digital Life Affects Our Faith

by Marcus Hammonds

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Overview
God, Technology, & Us is an eye-opening and intriguing analysis of how we all use personal technology and the implications that behavior has for our relationship with God. This timely, thought-provoking book sheds light for Christians struggling to deal with the feelings of distraction and disconnection that can be brought about by digital living. Fortune 100 Innovation Strategist and Christian Educator Marcus Hammonds looks at how we use digital tools, such as social media, smartphones, and the Internet, and contrasts that with the behavior of individuals in the biblical narrative. With the Bible as his guide, Hammonds diagnoses the heart of our issues with technology. He then offers suggestions for how we can change our relationship with technology for the sake of our worship of God.
Description
God, Technology, & Us is an eye-opening and intriguing analysis of how we all use personal technology and the implications that behavior has for our relationship with God. This timely, thought-provoking book sheds light for Christians struggling to deal with the feelings of distraction and disconnection that can be brought about by digital living. Fortune 100 Innovation Strategist and Christian Educator Marcus Hammonds looks at how we use digital tools, such as social media, smartphones, and the Internet, and contrasts that with the behavior of individuals in the biblical narrative. With the Bible as his guide, Hammonds diagnoses the heart of our issues with technology. He then offers suggestions for how we can change our relationship with technology for the sake of our worship of God.
About the author
Marcus Hammonds is a Fortune 100 innovation strategist and Christian educator. As R & D director of innovation for PepsiCo, he created long-term product-design strategies for the devices we use every day, such as vending machines and fountain dispensers. An accomplished inventor and engineer, Hammonds has designed everything from home appliances to mobile phones, and has been awarded seven U.S. patents. His inventions have been featured at important industry events, such as the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. As a Christian educator, Hammonds has taught both children and adults the power of God’s Word for the better part of a decade. He attended Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, New York, and is the founder of bytesandbelief.com, a blog that discusses the impact of technology on faith. Marcus Hammonds was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He and his wife, Tracy, currently live and work in New York.
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