Dr. Jacob Shatzer, assistant professor of theological studies and associate dean in the School of Theology & Missions at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, joins me to talk about transhumanism and Christian discipleship. We look at what it means to understand technology in light of our theology and discuss how we can teach our kids to engage rightly with technology.
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Meet Dr. Shatzer:
Dr. Shatzer graduated from Union in 2007 before earning his M.Div. at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Ph.D at Marquette University. He has served at Union since 2017. He is an ordained Southern Baptist minister and has served congregations in various capacities, including youth ministry and supply preaching and teaching.
Be sure to check out Dr. Shatzer’s book Transhumanism and the Image of God: Today’s Technology and the Future of Christian Discipleship.
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