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The Resource Transhumanism and transcendence : Christian hope in an age of technological enhancement, Ronald Cole-Turner, editor

Transhumanism and transcendence : Christian hope in an age of technological enhancement, Ronald Cole-Turner, editor

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Transhumanism and transcendence : Christian hope in an age of technological enhancement
Title
Transhumanism and transcendence
Title remainder
Christian hope in an age of technological enhancement
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Cole-Turner, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The timeless human desire to be more beautiful, intelligent, healthy, athletic, or young has given rise in our time to technologies of human enhancement. Athletes use drugs to increase their strength or stamina; cosmetic surgery is widely used to improve physical appearance; millions of men take drugs like Viagra to enhance sexual performance. And today researchers are exploring technologies such as cell regeneration and implantable devices that interact directly with the brain. Some condemn these developments as a new kind of cheating -- not just in sports but in life itself -- promising rewa
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
261.5/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BT741.3
LC item number
.T73 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cole-Turner, Ronald
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  • Human body
  • Theological anthropology
  • Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical technology
  • Human Body
  • Religion
  • Anthropology
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • MEDICAL
  • Biotechnology
  • Human body
  • Medical technology
  • Technology
  • Theological anthropology
  • Körper
  • Enhancement
  • Transhumanismus
  • Theologische Anthropologie
Label
Transhumanism and transcendence : Christian hope in an age of technological enhancement, Ronald Cole-Turner, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; 1 Introduction: The Transhumanist Challenge; 2 Contextualizing a Christian Perspective on Transcendence and Human Enhancement: Francis Bacon, N.F. Fedorov, and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin; 3 Transformation and the End of Enhancement: Insights from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin; 4 Dignity and Enhancement in the Holy City; 5 Progress and Provolution: Will Transhumanism Leave Sin Behind?; 6 The Hopeful Cyborg; 7 Artificial Wombs and Cyborg Births: Postgenderism and Theology; 8 Taking Leave of the Animal? The Theological and Ethical Implications of Transhuman Projects
  • 9 Chasing Methuselah: Transhumanism and Christian Theosis in Critical Perspective10 Human or Vulcan? Theological Consideration of Emotional Control Enhancement; 11 Whose Salvation? Which Eschatology? Transhumanism and Christianity as Contending Salvific Religions; 12 Transcendence, Technological Enhancement, and Christian Theology; 13 Transhumanism and Christianity; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
768305243
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 219 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017948
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/ctt2n0m2v
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768305243
Label
Transhumanism and transcendence : Christian hope in an age of technological enhancement, Ronald Cole-Turner, editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; 1 Introduction: The Transhumanist Challenge; 2 Contextualizing a Christian Perspective on Transcendence and Human Enhancement: Francis Bacon, N.F. Fedorov, and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin; 3 Transformation and the End of Enhancement: Insights from Pierre Teilhard de Chardin; 4 Dignity and Enhancement in the Holy City; 5 Progress and Provolution: Will Transhumanism Leave Sin Behind?; 6 The Hopeful Cyborg; 7 Artificial Wombs and Cyborg Births: Postgenderism and Theology; 8 Taking Leave of the Animal? The Theological and Ethical Implications of Transhuman Projects
  • 9 Chasing Methuselah: Transhumanism and Christian Theosis in Critical Perspective10 Human or Vulcan? Theological Consideration of Emotional Control Enhancement; 11 Whose Salvation? Which Eschatology? Transhumanism and Christianity as Contending Salvific Religions; 12 Transcendence, Technological Enhancement, and Christian Theology; 13 Transhumanism and Christianity; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
768305243
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 219 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781589017948
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2n0m2v
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)768305243

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