When asked the great need of today, many people respond, real relationships. Loneliness plagues our society. While technological progress has succeeded in networking our world, our ability to connect relationally has not kept pace. God in MySpace looks at systemic spiritual, psychological and social barriers to forming real relationships. Parents, youth workers and youth themselves will find in this book a solid center from which youth (and adults) can build meaningful relationships. So that while the technology is here to stay, it is possible to create an environment that is conducive for nurturing authentic connections.
Is God in Your Space? MySpace is a popular international social networking Website that offers an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos. There are currently millions of subscribers. Why is MySpace so popular? Because it connects people??????for good and bad. "The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved." ??????Mother Teresa Loneliness plagues our society. While technological progress has succeeded in networking our world, our ability to connect relationally has not kept pace. God in MySpace looks at systemic spiritual, psychological, and social barriers to forming real relationships. Author Derek Knoke delves into the MySpace culture and probes issues including: ?????? Loneliness. ?????? Identity. ?????? Anonymity. ?????? Self-autonomy. ?????? GodSpace. Anyone who cares for today's youth will find answers in God in MySpace: Answering Questions of Loneliness and Identity to create environments that are...
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