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By Philip Clayton

Religion and technology are arguably the 2 strongest social forces on the earth this day. yet the place faith and technology have been as soon as held to be appropriate, most folk now understand them to be in clash. This special ebook offers the easiest on hand advent to the burning debates during this debatable box. reading the defining questions and controversies, well known specialist Philip Clayton provides the arguments from either side, asking readers to determine for themselves the place they stand:

  • science or faith, or technology and religion?
  • Intelligent layout vs. New Atheism
  • the position of medical and non secular ethics – fashion designer medications, AI and stem phone study
  • the way forward for technological know-how vs. the way forward for faith.

Viewpoints from a variety of global religions and diverse clinical views are explored, making this ebook crucial interpreting for all these wishing to return to their very own figuring out of a few of crucial debates of our day.

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