ECPA's Rush To PressBrazos Press Title Receives Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Award


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Grand Rapids, MI (July 15, 2014)iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives (ISBN 9781587433443; ebook ISBN 9781441244819; $17.99) by Craig Detweiler was honored with the silver award in the Popular Culture category of the 2013 Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Awards.

Winners of these awards exemplify the best work coming from today’s indie authors and publishers. Award winners were determined by a panel of librarians and booksellers and announced at a special program during the American Library Association Annual Conference in Las Vegas on June 27, 2014. A complete list of award winners is available here.

In iGods, Craig Detweiler provides needed Christian perspective on navigating today’s social media culture, investigating the impact of the technologies and cultural phenomena that drive us. He offers a historic look at where we’ve been and a prophetic look at where we’re headed, helping readers sort out the immediate from the eternal, the digital from the divine.

Craig Detweiler is an author, award-winning filmmaker, and cultural commentator who has been featured in the New York Times, on CNN, and on NPR. He is professor of communication and director of the Center for Entertainment, Media, and Culture at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Foreword Reviews discovers, curates, critiques, and shares reviews and feature articles exclusively on indie-publishing trends. Foreword Reviews’ quarterly print magazine is distributed across the United States to librarians, booksellers, publishers, and avid readers and is available at most Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, indie bookstores, and by subscription. Foreword’s website features reviews of indie books written by a team of professional, objective writers.

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