Vol 3: Theologies of the Digital
Feminisms' theological anthropology has for decades prior to digital technologies given us clues to how to respond as relational, interdependent, and multiple selves in community and in communion with God without underestimating the suffering caused by systemic oppression.
In this presentation, I provide an introduction to deepfakes and related machine-learning technologies for theologians, assess their danger as well as potential uses, and advocate for developing a spirituality of critical empathy in response.
We are exploring what we can learn by reading bible with machines. For the full version of this project please visit https://iliff.github.io/theologiesofthedigital/ and the code repository at https://github.com/iliff/theologiesofthedigital .
The paper reflects hermeneutically on the description of "Bible as interface" - with surprising insights into the theological understanding of Scripture based on this concept from digital media theory.
The Freedom of a Christian entails concrete practices of freedom. In order to unveil this connection, this paper compares practices of the "Free Software Movement" with key insights of the Reformation and how Protestantism develops its theology.