Thursday, May 31, 2012

Is the Internet the enemy of faith?

This excellent article appeared in the Washington Post on May 25th and it is well worth a read.

Here is an small portion:

"The Internet offers endless chatter and distraction. It sometimes seems that the entire population is suffering from a shared case of attention deficit syndrome. On the Web, irresponsible voices are just as accessible as trustworthy voices. Often, it seems that the voices of reason and truth are drowned out by the swarm of the reckless, the vulgar, and the ridiculous.

At the same time, the Internet has been one of the greatest gifts to the church, offering unprecedented opportunities to communicate, share content, establish contact, and deliver our message.

How can the Internet be both bane and blessing?"

Read the entire article here