Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

by George Pattison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199279772

ISBN-13: 9780199279777

Pub. Date: 12/01/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Taking up the critique of theology found in the work of Heidegger, George Pattison argues for a model of thinking about God that would not be liable to the charge of 'enframing' that Heidegger sees as characteristic of technological thinking. He constructs his case in relation to particular issues in bioethics, the place of theology in the university, the arts, and

Overview

Taking up the critique of theology found in the work of Heidegger, George Pattison argues for a model of thinking about God that would not be liable to the charge of 'enframing' that Heidegger sees as characteristic of technological thinking. He constructs his case in relation to particular issues in bioethics, the place of theology in the university, the arts, and the contemporary experience of living in the city.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199279777
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Technology's Question to Technology
1. The Long Goodbye
2. Theologies of Technology
3. Heidegger and the Question Concerning Technology
4. We are Free to Think about God
5. Putting it into Words
6. Seeing the Mystery
7. From Thinking about God to Acting in the World
8. Cyberversity or University?
9. The Religion of Art in an Age of Technology
10. Conclusion
Postscript: City of the Homeless

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