Craig Detweiler: Selfies and Searching for God in the Digital Age

Today Warren Cole Smith interviews Craig Detweiler about his book, “Selfies: Searching for the Image of God in a Digital Age.” They discuss the idea of self-image in history, from ancient myths to Renaissance portraiture, to the ubiquitous selfie of today.

Within moments, as Detweiler explains, smart phone users can capture their image and post it across multiple social media platforms to a global audience. But do we truly understand the power of image in our image-saturated age? How can we seek God and care for each other in digital spaces?


Comment Policy: Commenters are welcome to argue all points of view, but they are asked to do it civilly and respectfully. Comments that call names, insult other people or groups, use profanity or obscenity, repeat the same points over and over, or make personal remarks about other commenters will be deleted. After multiple infractions, commenters may be banned.