religion and technology

Robot preachers would naturally work toward peace and justice, Benek told HuffPost, because their intelligence would surpass
I hear this phrase frequently, and think, are these times inherently different? Larger than life? Miraculous? Or like the great flood, globally destructive? Whether you're religious or not, 'Biblical' evokes images of a strategic shift.
(RNS) When he was a student at Brigham Young University three years ago, Anthony Willey came across a Wikipedia page on Mormons
To access Sullivan’s emojis, people have to open another application, unlike Unicode’s emojis, which are embedded into the
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.
Post on Facebook. Send a tweet. Less than a month before Ash Wednesday Pope Benedict XVI has called on Catholics to get into social media. He blesses the world of Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and Facebook.
"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?
Can people under 30 put their phone away long enough to attend church? Can spirituality be incorporated into technology? Caroline discusses with guest the community.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sending Mormons to the inauguration, but the guest list doesn't include Mitt Romney. Meanwhile, the role of faith in Obama's inauguration has reportedly become a game of "hot potato."
By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) The seven deadly sins have new partners in crime. Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth
"People are always saying to friars, 'Can you say a prayer for me?' Or 'Can you remember my mother who has cancer?'" Father
They say miracles don't happen anymore. Miracles were only in the Bible. But a few of years back, around the time of Hanukkah, I experienced a miracle with my iTouch.
While there are no firm data on traffic to Catholic websites, Salvati estimates that around one-third of Italy's 28 million
Some Christians, churches and Bible agencies have caught on to the fact that someone else has already paid for these new roads to be built. These electronic avenues are open and ready for a million journeys of faith and witness.