[ACADEMIC] Social Media, Peer Surveillance and Spiritual Formation

I may still be tweaking this on the train on the way up (only 30 mins session), but this is the presentation I’ll be giving this afternoon as an invited speaker at the Surveillance and Religion Network workshop in Edinburgh: Social Media, Peer Surveillance and Spiritual Formation from Bex Lewis

[ABSTRACT] The Digital Age: Photoshopped Selves?

Abstract accepted for Ecclesia and Ethics II “If Christianity is really true, then it involves the whole man, including his intellect and creativeness. Christianity is not just “dogmatically” true or “doctrinally” true. Rather, it is true to what is there, true in the whole area of the whole man in all of life.” (Francis A. […]

11 Stories About #DigitalParenting 17/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news… and I love this piece about a ‘tech-deprived childhood‘: Link between cyberbullying and teen suicides oversimplified, experts say: One of the threads tying their deaths together is a cause-and-effect link made by the media, politicians and parents between persistent […]

9 Stories About #DigitalParenting 06/12/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age‘ in the news: Emotions in the digital sphere and the effect on future generations: We live in a strange age now where a large proportion of our daily interaction tends to take place online. This affects almost every generation, from children through […]