What are the problems or issues that technology innovations and sciences are causing in Christianity today. Is technology good for the Word of God or not. Please quote biblical passages, if applicable.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 5, 2021, 1:54 am ad1c9bdddf
What are the problems or issues that technology innovations and sciences are causing in Christianity today?
One issue with technological innovation that could be at odds with Christian theology may be the concern of Artificial Intelligence (AI). AI has been around for decades in ways that have been beneficial for humanity such as flying aircraft, the use of x-rays in the medical field, and, most recently, vehicles that stop automatically when you reach a certain distance from the car ahead or behind.
The concern for ethicists and theologians will be if machines, using AI, can become fully sentient and rational beings that have, what we define as, emotions, consciousness, and self-awareness. If that machine/being chose to believe in Jesus Christ and wanted to be baptized, what does that really mean? Human beings created this non-human ...
The student will understand the positive aspects of technological developments in the way that they benefit the church and Christian learning.