By J. Sage Elwell
From the net to the iPhone, electronic expertise is not any mere cultural artifact. It impacts how we event and comprehend our international and ourselves on the inner most levels-it is a basic situation of dwelling. The digitization of recent lifestyles constitutes an important box of non secular crisis since it affects our person and cultural sensibilities so profoundly. regardless of this, it has but to be thematized because the topic of spiritual or theological mirrored image. The problem of Transcendence treatments this through asking a unmarried major query: How is electronic expertise impacting the ethical and non secular intensity of tradition?
How can whatever as ineffable and nebulous because the intensity of tradition be identified and articulated, not to mention critiqued? writer J. Sage Elwell means that a solution lies within the arts. the humanities have traditionally acted as a barometer of the intensity of tradition, reflecting the religious impulses and dispositions on the middle of society. He argues that if the humanities topic in any respect, they are going to light up greater than themselves. via an experimental interpretation of electronic paintings, Elwell deals a serious mirrored image on how electronic expertise is altering us and the area we are living in at a degree of non secular value. making use of a theological aesthetic of electronic paintings, this booklet indicates how the arrival of electronic know-how as a progressive cultural medium is remodeling the methods we expect approximately God, the soul, and morality
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