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What Would Jesus Blog?

 by Bennett Gordon


Tags: Science and Technology, Spirituality, religion, blogging, the Smart Set,

Gutenberg Press TechnologyThe Pope wants his flock to get online and start blogging. In a recent announcement, Pope Benedict XVI extolled the virtues of the world wide web saying, “Young people in particular, I appeal to you: bear witness to your faith through the digital world!” A recent article in the Smart Set points out that religion’s embrace of emerging technologies extends back further than the current, blog-loving pontiff. The Gutenberg bible was cutting-edge media for its time, and the clothespin, the wheel-driven washing machine, and the circular saw were all invented by the industrious Shaker Christians. (Though their sex-adverse beliefs, rather than their ingenious inventions, were likely what doomed the sect.) Golberg also shows how the story of Noah’s ark could be considered a parable for the benefits of embracing technology, before it’s too late.

Source: The Smart Set

 

sabbat_6
2/14/2010 4:37:56 AM

Thanks for reply. Jesus tried to bring peace in the world . To know more go http://www.ucg.org/bible/sabbath Thanks


sabbat_6
2/14/2010 4:32:09 AM

Thanks for reply. God bless you. To know more go http://www.ucg.org/bible/sabbath Thanks


sabbat_6
2/14/2010 4:26:59 AM

Thanks for reply. Jesus tried to bring peace in the world . To know more go http://www.ucg.org/bible/sabbath Thanks


camella
7/7/2009 12:10:52 PM

And did you know the pope has been text messaging as well? He's no Luddite! http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,24022213-662,00.html