Jesuits for a networking age

February 14, 2008 in General, News

The emergence of the internet has impacted on a lot more than how society communicates, argues Nicolas Standaert SJ. It is symptomatic of a much more profound shift in the way society both sees itself and functions, and the effect of this is evident even at General Congregation 35.  “We have not yet found solutions (nor has the secular world),” he comments, “but through the repeated insistence on ‘networking’ by many members I sense the increasing ‘web-thinking’ in the Congregation. Maybe we are gradually moving towards a ‘Network Society of Jesus’?” Read the whole piece here.