There may be a controversy building as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has recently released their own official applications for the iPhone. Is this a justification to replace using our physical scriptures and manuals at church? How distracting is a cell phone in a sacrament meeting setting?
“That’s kind of the paradox; you have to exercise self control,” said Dr. Quint Randle, a local university professor of media and religion. “I like having my scriptures on my iPhone, but now I don’t bring it to church because I’m too tempted to fiddle.”