“Some might advocate a complete withdrawal from technology and yet you would say that reflects a poor theology as well, would you not?
“No one escapes the pull of technology and how it enhances our lives. Clothing was a great consolation for Adam and Eve. Same with the hoe or the plow. In building an ark to God’s specifications, Noah preserved the biodiversity of creation. We don’t think of the fork as technology, because we all embrace it as a great invention. Same with glasses. Who wants to go back to life without penicillin? God commanded us to be fruitful and multiply. Better agriculture, medicine, and education help us fulfill that calling. We’re also called to replenish the earth, to steward our resources. Technology can make us better servants of God and each other.”
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Other iGods media:
Craig Detweiler wrote “Abundance and Open Source or Why I Wrote iGODS.”
The Evolution of Adam was reviewed by James F. McGrath for Reports of the National Center for Science Education.
Nicole Baker Fulgham, author of Educating All God’s Children, was included in Rachel Held Evans’ list of “101 Christian Women Speakers.”
The Bible Made Impossible by Christian Smith was referenced in The Gospel Coalition article “Glory, Truth, Beauty: 500 Years of Reflection on Revelation.”