Faith & Life

AI, Transhumanism, and Me

Will machines become more human, or will humans become more like machines?  The answer is both are happening at a rapid pace.  It’s no longer, ‘the robots are coming!’  The robots are here.   Yet the language is slippery: robots, androids, cyborgs, synths, replicants, artificial intelligence, nanobots, droids… what do we mean by all these? …

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Why Bother with Lent?

‘What are you giving up for Lent’?  I first remember being asked by a friend at school, and I hadn’t the faintest idea what she was talking about.  My parents didn’t know about Lent either – except that it wasn’t in the Bible, so we didn’t need to bother with it.  It was a Catholic …

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Globalization and Gospel

If you’re of a certain age, you may recall a time when the word ‘globalization’ didn’t exist.  It’s a modern invention – only entered the dictionary in 1951.  Legend traces its widespread use to a famous article in the Harvard Business Review in 1983.  Surprised?  Globalization is now so established in common parlance that we …

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A Dynamic Interrelationship

Have you ever wondered about the relationship between theology, life, and the Bible?  ‘Not really’, I hear you thinking.  Well, perhaps not consciously, but that’s the point.  As Christians we are continuously faced with questions about how we should live, what choices to make, how to lead godly lives in a complex world, how to …

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