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Andy Crouch is right to say that modern technology has created “easy everywhere.” Yes, modern technology has created many good and beautiful things in this life – we should participate in that! But on the other hand, modern technology can decrease “true human” development – primarily, increasing in wisdom and courage. The “easy everywhere” of technology trains and moulds us to just expect anything we want at anytime without putting any effort into it (other than pushing a button). Andy Crouch talks with us this week about using technology wisely, and summarizes what he calls the ten tech-wise commitments.
Who’s Our Guest?
Andy Crouch makes connections between culture, creativity, and Christian faith. His two most recent books—2017’s The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place and 2016’s Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk and True Flourishing—build on the compelling vision of faith, culture, and the image of God laid out in his previous books Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power and Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling.
Andy’s book (the one we’ve been talking about in this conversation) is called The Tech-Wise Family.
Also, be sure to check out andy-crouch.com for lots more.
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