A Reflection on this new book and what it means for Christians:
The End of Absence: Reclaiming What We’ve Lost in A World Of Constant Connection
Reflection by Michael J. Bowling
We are flooded with presence! Twitter, Facebook, unlimited texting, smart phones, WIFI and a host of mobile devices put us in constant touch with nearly everyone on the planet. Maybe, this is a bit of an exaggeration today, but not so much in the near future. Some would respond, “What’s wrong with that?” After all, don’t we value presence? We want open and useful communication with others. Being present is at the core of Christian faith, right?