Tag Archives: Christian Transhumanism

The Marxist and Christian roots of transhumanism

In an interesting article titled “Transhumanism has never been modern” Richard Jones argues that “[Transhumanists] have deep roots, perhaps surprising roots… in the views of the early 20th century British scientific left-wing, and in the early Russian ideologues of space exploration.”

Continue reading The Marxist and Christian roots of transhumanism

VIDEO – January 2014 Online Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

At the Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA) Online Discussion Group, 25 January 2014, we discussed plans for presentations at the forthcoming 2014 Conference of the Mormon Transhumanist Association (Salt Like City, April 4), and the movie Her.

We also discussed the creation of an umbrella “Transfigurist Network” for religious transhumanists, to be established as a cooperative framework for collaboration between the MTA, the Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA), and other religious transhumanist associations that may emerge in the future.

Continue reading VIDEO – January 2014 Online Discussion Group of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

Discussion: a ‘Transfigurist Network’ for religious transhumanists

The discussion at the Mormon Transhumanist Association (MTA) Online Discussion Group, 23 November 2013, was focused on collaboration between the MTA, the Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA), and other religious transhumanist associations that may emerge in the future.

We discussed the creation of an umbrella “Transfigurist Network” for religious transhumanists. Your input is requested! Watch the video below.

Continue reading Discussion: a ‘Transfigurist Network’ for religious transhumanists

A Christian Transhumanist Association: moving forward

The discussion at the Mormon Transhumanist Association Online Discussion Group, 26 October 2013, was centered on the establishment of a Christian Transhumanist Association (CTA). Watch the video below.

The CTA has not yet been formally established, but it already has a website and a Facebook Page, launched immediately after the discussion to complement the existing Facebook Group. If you are a Christian and a Transhumanist, or a Christian interested in Transhumanism, or a Transhumanist open to a religious interpretation of our ideas, we warmly encourage you to join.

Continue reading A Christian Transhumanist Association: moving forward

Theologian: Transhumanism ‘inevitable’

The Rev. Mark Douglas, a Presbyterian minister, theologian, ethicist, and professor at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga., said in a lecture in Sylvania that transhumanism is “inevitable,” as long as humanity continues to exist.  He also said that one can find support in the Bible for transhumanism (Source: toledoBlade). Continue reading Theologian: Transhumanism ‘inevitable’