(RNS) — The witch trend says something about the current generation's dependence on technology to fashion selves we can identify with and love.
(RNS) — Tiffany Shlain talked to Religion News Service about how she and her family began observing a Tech Shabbat, how it’s changed them and why others might consider the practice.
(RNS) — An analysis of San Diego's controversial 'smart' streetlights, equipped with cameras and sensors, suggests that many of the city’s mosques could be monitored by the city.
(The Conversation) — The Uighur internet, which once fostered a cultural flourishing for Uighurs, has become a space that controls many aspects of their lives.
BANGALORE, India (RNS) — This city's early 1990s tech boom outstripped its waste management plans, leaving its Vrishabhavathi River choked with industrial waste.
(RNS) — Technology has an almost boundless potential to solve problems, but the Bible's dictum about jubilee celebrations reminds us that technology should also create more prosperity for all.
JERUSALEM (RNS) — In recent months, pedestrian walkways through the oldest parts of the city have been reworked to make them wheelchair-accessible, and new technology is bringing holy sites to life for everyone.
(The Conversation) — Christian monasticism developed in part because people were seeking the solace of quiet places. But for them, like us, it was a struggle.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The statement aims to help evangelicals proactively navigate their use of technology like smartphones and virtual assistants such as Siri or Alexa from a scriptural perspective that focuses on ethics about human dignity.
DALLAS (RNS) — Holocaust survivors themselves have been the most effective way to bring the Holocaust's horrors home. New technology now makes it possible to capture their stories in perpetuity.
(The Christian Chronicle) — A sermon about the depersonalizing effect of technology became a case in point.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Transhumanism is 'a conversation that calls us, that challenges us to develop a deeper theology of technology,' according to Micah Redding, director of the Christian Transhumanist Association.
LONDON (AP) — 'God is creative and produces new technologies and so should we,' said Graham Hunter, vicar for St. John's church in London.
EDMOND, Okla. (RNS) — At the beginning, YouVersion offered the Bible in 15 versions and two languages. Through partnerships with publishers and Bible societies, those numbers have expanded to 1,700 versions and 1,200 languages.