The Digital Invasion

How Technology Is Shaping You and Your Relationships

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Pub Date 01 Jul 2013 | Archive Date 09 Sep 2014

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In the world of technology, there are just two kinds of people: digital natives and digital immigrants. Digital natives are those born after the advent of the internet. They are comfortable with swift technological change and take the presence of technology in their lives almost completely for granted. They have "digital DNA" flowing through their bodies. On the other hand, digital immigrants are those born before the advent of the internet. Their comfort level with our technology-soaked world is more variable. But they are affected by the digital invasion just as much as their native children.

With the latest research supporting them, Dr. Archibald Hart and Dr. Sylvia Hart Frejd uncover both the subtle and the dramatic ways digital technology is changing us from within, focusing their exposé on the impact on the spiritual life of individuals. Through insights from neuroscience and psychology, they offer readers therapeutic and biblical strategies for handling the digital invasion in order to become good stewards of their digital lives. Parents, educators, students, counselors, and pastors will especially appreciate this cultural wake-up call.

In the world of technology, there are just two kinds of people: digital natives and digital immigrants. Digital natives are those born after the advent of the internet. They are comfortable with...


Advance Praise

"Finally, a powerful, well-researched book that helps us grapple with and respond to the digital-tsunami that's swept over us."--Chap Clark, author of Hurt 2.0; senior editor, YouthWorker Journal
"Timely strategies and practical explanations on how to survive digital damage and put technology in its place."--Tim Clinton, president, AACC; executive director, Center for Counseling and Family Studies at Liberty University

"Offers a wealth of insights. . . . It challenges us to confront the many myths surrounding digital technology and points us to a healthier way of Internet use."--Josh D. McDowell, author and speaker, The Unshakable Truth

"Groundbreaking, desperately needed, and long overdue."--Gary J. Oliver, executive director, Center for Relationship Enrichment; professor, John Brown University

"Finally, a powerful, well-researched book that helps us grapple with and respond to the digital-tsunami that's swept over us."--Chap Clark, author of Hurt 2.0; senior editor, YouthWorker Journal
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