When discussing the future from a Christian worldview, especially when commenting on Bible prophecy, there are some critics of Christian futurism who belittle it as mere Escapism. For example, Micah Redding, founder and President of the Christian Transhumanist Association, said the following during his presentation, “What is Christian Transhumanism?”, during the first annual Christian Transhumanist […]
Read More Why Christian Futurism (aka ‘Left Behind’ theology) isn’t necessarily Escapism
The Christian Tranhumanist Association speaks a lot about redemption. For example, the CTA’s Executive Director Micah Redding quotes his Founding Chair, Christopher Benek, as saying: “I don’t see Christ’s redemption limited to human beings. It’s redemption to all of creation, even AI. If AI is autonomous, then we should encourage it to participate in Christ’s […]
Read More Christian Transhumanism’s Redemption Problem
There is at least one verse on the Bible that suggests that the transhumanist ideal of radical life extension is ultimately achievable. Isaiah 65:20 reads: “No longer will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days, Or an old man who does not live out his days; For the youth will […]
Read More A New Heavens and New Earth… and Transhumanism?