What is the future of theology and the arts in the ever-evolving electronic age? What are the limitations, along with the advantages, which the digital age bequeathes unto literary culture and the "life of the book" in particular?
These are precisely the questions posed by Duke Divinity's Faith and Leadership to literary luminary Sven Birkerts (author of, among others, The Gutenberg Elegies).
Of the many thought-provoking lines which Birkerts offers, this one is paramount:
"I am deeply invested in the idea that books represent something else besides the transmission of knowledge..."
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