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Transhumanism and Transcendence
Language: un
Pages: 232
Authors: Ronald Cole-Turner
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-29 - Publisher: Georgetown University Press

The timeless human desire to be more beautiful, intelligent, healthy, athletic, or young has given rise in our time to technologies of human enhancement. Athletes use drugs to increase their strength or stamina; cosmetic surgery is widely used to improve physical appearance; millions of men take drugs like Viagra to
Language: un
Pages: 290
Authors: R.U. Sirius, Jay Cornell
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: Red Wheel Weiser

“A deceptively light treatment of mind-blowing technologies and their cultural, social and political impact. This book will put your mind on fire.”—Giulio Prisco, Transhumanism is an international movement that advocates the use of science and technology to overcome the natural limitations experienced by humanity, through such developments as: the
Transcend the Flesh
Language: un
Pages: 31
Authors: Tobiasz Mazan
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-17 - Publisher: Tobiasz Mazan

Do you want to live forever? End all suffering? Transcend bodily fluids and reach the stars? Sure. But you may pay for it with your soul.
Christian Perspectives on Transhumanism and the Church
Language: un
Pages: 271
Authors: Steve Donaldson, Ron Cole-Turner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-02 - Publisher: Springer

Christians have always been concerned with enhancement—now they are faced with significant questions about how technology can help or harm genuine spiritual transformation. What makes traditional and technological enhancement different from each other? Are there theological insights and spiritual practices that can help Christians face the challenge of living in
Theologically Engaged Anthropology
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: J. Derrick Lemons
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-23 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

After years of discussion within the field of anthropology concerning how to properly engage with theology, a growing number of anthropologists now want to engage with theology as a counterpart in ethnographic dialogue. Theologically Engaged Anthropology focuses on the theological history of anthropology, illuminating deeply held theological assumptions that humans