From the Nov/Dec, 2017 issue of Touchstone
technology culture Desires & Devices by Karl D. Stephan

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Desires & Devices

Charles Williams's Prophetic Warning About the Temptations of Technology by Karl D. Stephan

Every age has its besetting sin. For the United States in the nineteenth century, it was slavery. For the world of the twentieth century, a leading contender was totalitarianism in its guises of fascism and communism. And ever since Abraham, God has raised up prophets to warn his people away from their sins, besetting and otherwise. Besides the biblical prophets, whose words are for all time, novelists have also played prophetic roles through their fiction—Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's . . .


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