TKC 283 Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts

Preacher at Westside church of Christ in Irving, Texas

Interview Starts at 21:06

…the Bible has gone through a number of shifts already. It began as a scroll. It then went on to become a codex, and now it is digital. It began in a time when it was not available to the common man, at least not very easily, to being much more commonly available, and then during the time of the Dark Ages, to largely being shut away from ordinary people, to now it’s at a time where it’s widely available to everyone and anyone.

Show Notes and Links:


“New YotaPhone features screens on front and back” at CBS This Morning – January 2, 2014

“Is Amazon a Buy Now?” by Victor Mora at Wall Street Cheat Sheet – January 1, 2014

“E-Books Can’t Burn” by Tim Parks at New York Review of Books blog – February 15, 2012

Sex is Forbidden – A Novel by Tim Parks – $11.99 on Kindle.

Tech Tip

A problem with automatic Kindle software updates

Interview with Mark Roberts

Westside church of Christ

Pressing On – the e-magazine for growing Christians

Logos Bible software

The 2014 Five Day Bible Reading Schedule by Mark Roberts – 99 cents on Kindle

   (To receive a free PDF of the Five Day Schedule, please email me at PodChronicles AT -Len)

“The Digital Bible” on NPR’s On the Media – November 22, 2013

“On the Social Authorship of the Bible”by Thomas Larson at Guernica Magazine – November 13, 2013

“What Do Americans Really Think About the Bible?” at ChurchExecutive – March 27, 2013


The Etiquette of Illness: What to Say When You Can’t Find the Words by Susan P. Halpern – $9.39 on Kindle

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A collage of interviews from New Media Expo 2014 in Las Vegas

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named “Well, You Needn’t.” This version is “Ra-Monk” by Eval Manigat on the “Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.

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Comments 1

  1. Dave McLaughlin wrote:

    Len, re the comments on automatic software downloads: It seems to me that the REAL problem the writer had is that Amazon doesn’t let the user have multiple LEVELS of collections, which could be structured any way they wished, like Folders on a PC. Software downloads should be transparent to the user, as they not only add features, but also fix security and operational issues.

    I’ve been hoping for better collections, for something like – Level 1 (two collections, one for Me and 1 for Spouse) Level 2 would be below them, with whatever each individual wished as “sub-collections”.

    Now I should be able to just download my collection to my device and she can download hers, and we can organize them any way we wished. It is just a database of pointers, after all, and it doesn’t make sense to have ALL the books get downloaded to ALL the devices in a household.

    For your consideration. I really enjoy your podcast, Len. Thanks.


    Posted 04 Jan 2014 at 3:26 pm

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