Reformers Blog — Tony Reinke

Book Review: Competing Spectacles (Tony Reinke)

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Book Review by Cassie Watson Cassie Watson is a ministry apprentice at Merrylands Anglican Church, working to see women grow in their knowledge and love of Jesus. You can follow her blog or connect with her on Twitter It has always been difficult to treasure Jesus above everything else, but it seems close to impossible in this media-saturated age. There's so much noise vying for our attention. Christians tend to fall into two radical views when it comes to the ubiquitous screen. Either we declare entertainment to be evil and avoid it all, or we dive in headfirst with no restraints in the interests of...

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Competing Spectacles

Posted by Andrew Deligiorgakis on

Competing Spectacles is a new book by Tony Reinke (author of 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You and Newton on the Christian Life). In this book, Tony seeks to help us see how we are being pulled to and fro, chasing experiences in the hope of finding something that will satisfy us. He shows how people love spectacles (something that grabs your attention for a time). It's a part of how we are made.

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