religion and technology
Robot preachers would naturally work toward peace and justice, Benek told HuffPost, because their intelligence would surpass
(RNS) When he was a student at Brigham Young University three years ago, Anthony Willey came across a Wikipedia page on Mormons
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His study shows that as Americans reported more Internet use, their religious identification dropped. Those who reported
What happens when you can't physically make it to the pew to hear the uplifting sermon or get to the meditation hall for a comforting prayer? At these times, rather than going to church, ashram, temple or mosque, a growing number of individuals are going digital.
That a large number of Americans appears to face particular anguish related to the proliferation of pornography merits dialogue and understanding, not ridicule.
In the past, technological culture-changers like the telephone and electricity took a long time to produce and cultures had more time to absorb and contemplate their impact. Now, things are changing so fast that we have little time to contemplate and absorb their impact.
So many of us are in constant motion, hurtling down the street with smartphone in hand, running from work to social lives to home, running from north to east to south and back again, chasing a truth of some sort and not finding it -- and, perhaps, wondering why we're not hearing God's voice more often than we do.
A saffron-robed monk chats on a cell phone or contemplates an iPad. This photo is meant to conjure contradiction -- a clash of cultures as ancient tradition meets modern technology. Yet, each time I see such images, they evoke for me the opposite.
"Unless the Good News is made known also in the digital world, it may be absent in the experience of many people," the 85
People are more religious than they give themselves credit for. But who are these new gods, what is this new spirituality, and what is the object of our new belief?
While there are no firm data on traffic to Catholic websites, Salvati estimates that around one-third of Italy's 28 million