skip to content
From human to posthuman : Christian theology and technology in a postmodern world Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

From human to posthuman : Christian theology and technology in a postmodern world

Author: Brent Waters
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2006.
Series: Ashgate science and religion series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
Summary:
In this volume the author critically examines and assesses the influence of technology on the formation of contemporary culture from the standpoint of Christian theological ethics.
You are not connected to the Tyndale University College & Seminary network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Off Campus Access Login
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...

WorldCat

Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item

Details

Title: From human to posthuman : Christian theology and technology in a postmodern world /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Brent Waters
ISBN: 9780754683582; 0754683583
Notes: Restrictions on Access: Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-157) and index.
Content: Introduction -- The late modern landscape -- From providence to progress -- From progress to process -- A postmodern world -- Nietzsche blinked -- Postmodern attributes -- Postmodern technologies -- Technology and identity -- Technology and finitude -- Postmodern theology -- Necessity and goodness -- Virtual theology -- An alternative theological framework -- Creator, creation, and creativity -- Beginning with Christ -- Remaining creaturely -- ... ending with Christ -- Dominion -- Christian technologies?
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 166 pages).
Contents: Introduction -- The late modern landscape -- From providence to progress -- From progress to process -- A postmodern world -- Nietzsche blinked -- Postmodern attributes -- Postmodern technologies -- Technology and identity -- Technology and finitude -- Postmodern theology -- Necessity and goodness -- Virtual theology -- An alternative theological framework -- Creator, creation, and creativity -- Beginning with Christ -- Remaining creaturely -- ... ending with Christ -- Dominion -- Christian technologies?
Responsibility: Brent Waters.
Genre/Form: Electronic books.
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Waters, Brent. From human to posthuman. Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2006 (DLC) 2005014478
Year: 2006.
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub.,
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: BR115.P74; Dewey No.: 261.5/6
Series: Ashgate science and religion series; Variation: Ashgate science and religion series.
Actions: Actions: digitized Date: 2010 Responsibility: HathiTrust Digital Library Status: committed to preserve MARC code for source: pda MARC code for Institution: MiAaHDL
OCLC No.: 319492500

Abstract:

In this volume the author critically examines and assesses the influence of technology on the formation of contemporary culture from the standpoint of Christian theological ethics.
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This is an important and valuable book because the author stresses the significance of theology in thinking about technological progress and places emphasis on the person of Christ in pondering the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.