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Transhumanism and the image of God : today's technology and the future of Christian discipleship

Author: Jacob Shatzer
Publisher: Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the transhumanist movement, biblical ethicist Jacob Shatzer grapples with the potential for technology to transform the way we think about what it means to be human. Exploring the doctrine of incarnation and topics such as artificial intelligence, robotics, medical technology, and communications tools, he guides us into careful consideration of the future of Christian discipleship in a disruptive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shatzer, Jacob, 1986- author.
Transhumanism and the image of God
Downers Grove : InterVarsity Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018059522
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Shatzer
ISBN: 9780830865789 0830865780
OCLC Number: 1085949177
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Technology and moral formation --
What is transhumanism? --
My body, my choice: morphological freedom --
The hybronaut: understanding augmented reality --
Meeting your (mind) clone: artificial intelligence and mind uploading --
What is real? Changing notions of experience --
Where is real? Changing notions of place --
Who is real? Changing notions of relationships --
Am I real? Changing notions of the self --
The table.
Responsibility: Jacob Shatzer.

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Examining the transhumanist movement, biblical ethicist Jacob Shatzer grapples with the potential for technology to transform the way we think about what it means to be human. Exploring the doctrine of incarnation and topics such as artificial intelligence, robotics, medical technology, and communications tools, he guides us into careful consideration of the future of Christian discipleship in a disruptive technological environment.

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