By J. Sage Elwell
From the net to the iPhone, electronic know-how is not any mere cultural artifact. It impacts how we adventure and comprehend our global and ourselves on the private levels-it is a primary of residing. 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 non secular or theological mirrored image. The drawback of Transcendence treatments this through asking a unmarried major query: How is electronic know-how impacting the ethical and non secular intensity of tradition?
How can anything as ineffable and nebulous because the intensity of tradition be recognized 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 non secular impulses and tendencies on the middle of society. He argues that if the humanities subject in any respect, they are going to remove darkness from greater than themselves. via an experimental interpretation of electronic paintings, Elwell deals a severe mirrored image on how electronic know-how is altering us and the area we are living in at a degree of spiritual value. utilizing a theological aesthetic of electronic paintings, this ebook indicates how the appearance of electronic know-how as a progressive cultural medium is reworking the methods we predict approximately God, the soul, and morality