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Faith Formation 4.0: Introducing an Ecology of Faith in a Digital Age

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Using an ecological approach to study how emerging technologies impact individual and communal formation, Faith Formation 4.0 looks at how our efforts to be story-keepers, story-sharers, and story-makers have evolved over four eras of human communication.Framed by the Great Commission imperative to "make disciples," this book offers a road map to help leaders develop goals ...more
Paperback, 164 pages
Published March 1st 2013 by Morehouse Publishing (first published February 1st 2013)
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Michelle
Apr 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Heavy on communication theory, Faith Formation 4.0 lays the necessary foundation work for integrating interactive/digital media into evangelism strategies. Lytle does not advocate that interactive or digital media will or should replace current methods. This book is more about re-envisioning the ecology of faith (an apt metaphor) and thinking through strategies rather than providing a play-book. This is not a how-to book. With over 20 years of heavy internet use, including teaching online and we ...more
Jean Marie Angelo
Jan 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
Author Julie Anne Lytle explores the growing reality that the internet and related interactive media play a role in faith formation.

Jesus' great commission was that we go into all the world and proclaim the good news to all creation. Why shouldn't email newsletters, websites, and social media be used for ministry? Given our connected world, I don't think we can afford to debate whether God is online. People are turning online for answers. We have to meet people where they are.

This book is heavy
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Sarah
Dec 03, 2014 rated it really liked it
some good insights into relevant communication tools...
Kerri
Feb 22, 2014 added it
A bit of a retread of other books in the genre. Some helpful articulation of communications theory, though. I would've liked more case studies of how real communities are making 4.0 happen.
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