By Brent Waters

Expertise is without doubt one of the dominant forces shaping the rising postmodern international. certainly the very textile of lifestyle will depend on numerous info, verbal exchange, and transportation applied sciences. With expected advances in biotechnology, synthetic intelligence, and robotics, that dependence increases. but this becoming dependence is followed with a deep ambivalence. for plenty of expertise symbolises the religion of the postmodern global, however it is an ambivalent religion encapsulating either our hopes and fears for the longer term. This ebook examines the spiritual foundations underlying this stricken religion in know-how, in addition to severely and constructively enticing specific technological advancements from a theological standpoint.

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