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Technology, theology, and the idea of progress by David H. Hopper

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Published by Westminster/John Knox Press in Louisville, Ky .
Written in English


  • Technology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Progress -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-145) and indexes.

StatementDavid H. Hopper.
LC ClassificationsBR115.T42 H66 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p. ;
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1866031M
ISBN 100664252036
LC Control Number90024106

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hopper, David H. (David Henry), Technology, theology, and the idea of progress. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster/John. Download Book Technology Theology And The Idea Of Progress in PDF format. You can Read Online Technology Theology And The Idea Of Progress here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats. Technology, Theology, and the Idea of Progress. Author: David Henry Hopper. Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press. ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC science, secularity, and the theology of technology Alan G. Padgett Professor of Systematic Theology, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN ; e‐mail [email protected]Cited by: 8.

  Progress has to happen. “Thou shalt progress,” is a commandment, not a question. Of course there are limitations that needed to be overcome, and of course anaesthetics were a great step forward, but the new theology goes way beyond a concern to overcome some particular set of limitations causing real misery in the here and now.   ‘Analytic theology utilizes the tools and methods of contemporary analytic philosophy for the purposes of constructive Christian theology, paying attention to the Christian tradition and development of doctrine.’ In the book, Hasker both outlines his weak version of ‘social trinitarianism’ and showcases AT.   After all, some progress leads to sickness rather than health. Progress, but In What Direction? A story from The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, the fifth book in The Chronicles of Narnia series illustrates the wrong kind of progress. In the book, King Caspian encounters Gumpas, the Governor of the Lone Islands. Techne is means, which quickly becomes confused with ends in technological society. Techniques become things we produce, with their efficiency, value, design, and innovation overwhelming traditional notions of purpose, use, tradition, and shared knowledge. Ellul saw great theological implication in this transformation.

The Idea of Systematic Theology By Benjamin B. Warfield, D.D., LL.D. Originally published in The Presbyterian and Reformed Review, vii. , pp. T HE term “Systematic Theology” has long been in somewhat general use, especially in America, to designate one of the theological Size: KB. Essay / Theology Progress in Theology. by Fred Sanders on J There’s an important sense in which theology doesn’t ever change at all. There’s a logos of theos, a knowledge of God, that is truly immutable. The Idea of Progress: A Comparative Study. The pre-eminence of progress in the history of ideas and of Western civilization in particular cannot be overstated. This vastly important idea essentially means that the trajectory of human history is linear and forward-directed rather than cyclical or regressive.   Forget the fact that Gove, Marx, Fukuyama et al present their history in the neutral trappings of social science; the very idea that history contains some teleology is, as John Gray has pointed out in his recent book The Silence of Animals, a hollowed-out version of Christian theology.