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Would Jesus Have a Facebook Page?

“When [Jesus] came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, ‘Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.’ And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, ‘I will; be clean.’ And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.” A recent article […]

Transformative Posts and Social Networks… of the Reformation

The following article is from the December 17, 2011 edition of The Economist. How Luther went viral Five centuries before Facebook and the Arab spring, social media helped bring about the Reformation It is a familiar-sounding tale: after decades of simmering discontent a new form of media gives opponents of an authoritarian regime a way […]

Where in the world (wide web) is Mike Horton?

We’ve recently fielded several inquiries from folks wondering if Mike Horton is on Twitter or Facebook. He is not. A few people who have appreciated his work have set up various accounts or fan pages and we’ve encouraged them to clearly identify that they are not the “official” or personal Mike Horton outlets on Twitter […]

What hath Jerusalem to do with Palo Alto?

Submitted by Dr. Brian J. Lee of Christ Reformed Church in Washington, D.C. The May 16th New Yorker (behind firewall) delivers “The Facebook Sonnet,” a delightful poem by Sherman Alexie, which captures the anomie of “the endless high-school reunion” that is Facebook. Interesting that for Alexie the desire to “exhume, resume, and extend Childhood” ends […]

The First Christmas–via Facebook

Igniter Media has put a clever 21st century spin on the first Christmas story as if it unfolded via Facebook. If you are not familiar with Facebook and its lingo then this video might not be for you. If you do have a Facebook account, have you become friends of White Horse Inn?

A. S. Byatt on facebook, the new god of our age

In a recent interview with The Guardian’s Charlotte Higgins at this year’s Edinburgh international book festival, acclaimed novelist and literary critic A. S. Byatt offered some noteworthy insights into our age.  You really have to hear it in her own words (see link), but it provokes some solemn reflection.  I’ll share a few of mine. […]