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Borgmann looks at the relationship between Christianity and technology by examining some of the dangers of technology-driven lifestyle. He points out how utility and consumption have replaced connection to physical things and meaningful practices in everyday life. Power Failure calls us to redeem and restrain technology through simple Christian practices.
Dickerson critiques physicalist/naturalist view of human persons and defends theistic accounts of human nature. This book will appeal to those interested in science and religion, philosophy, and technology.
Technologies are deeply embedded in the modern West. We praise useful technology and bemoan it is not useful. We tend not to consider the inherently social and moral character of technology. We are prone to overlook effects of technology on our spiritual lives.
In Faith and Hope in Technology, Schuurman offers a biblical approach to working in areas of science and technology. Documenting the pervasive character of the scientific technical quest for utility and control, he arrives at the conclusion that modern technology does not deliver the freedom of redemption, enslaving us and degrading the society in which we live.
Technology symbolizes the faith of the postmodern world, but is an ambivalent faith encapsulating both our hopes and fears for the future. This book examines the religious foundations underlying troubled faith in technology, and engaging particular technological developments from a theological perspective.
Barbour analyzes three social values: justice, participatory freedom, and economic development. He defends environmental principles as resource sustainability, environmental protection, and respect for all forms of life. He focuses on appropriate technologies, individual life-styles, and sources of change: education, political action, response to crisis, and alternative visions of the good life.
Provides a multi-disciplinary Christian analysis of forces shaping the operation of modern technology, and offers an alternative framework of biblically-rooted normative principles. Arguing that technology is a value-laden activity and presents principles for basing it on God's will.