WeeklyTech Podcast with Jason Thacker
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In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Ben Mitchell, editor of Ethics & Medicine: An International Journal of Bioethics and a Research Fellow with the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and we talk about bioethics, medicine, and technology.
In this episode, I am joined by my friend Trevin Wax who serves as a vice president at LifeWay Christian Resources, and we talk about his latest book, “Rethink Your Self: The Power of Looking Up Before Looking In” and the rise of individualism, especially with the influence of technology and social media.
On this special episode of WeeklyTech, all of the hosts from the ERLC podcasts are together for one big crossover episode to wrap up 2020 with highlights, favorite things, and the banter that turns co-workers into friends.
In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Paul Miller, Professor in the Practice of International Affairs at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and we talk about his forthcoming book, “Just War and Ordered Liberty,” and the use of technology in the international order.
Michael Sacasas, Associate Director for Educational Programming at the Christian Study Center of Gainesville, joins me to talk about the philosophy of technology and some of the most influential thinkers and writers in this area from the past.
Dr. Jonathan Pennington, associate professor of New Testament Interpretation and director of research doctoral studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary joins me to talk about his latest book Jesus the Great Philosopher: Rediscovering the Wisdom Needed for the Good Life and how philosophy connects to our everyday lives.
Dr. Daniel Strand, Assistant Professor of Ethics at USAF Air War College and contributing editor at Providence Magazine, joins me to talk about AI, ethics, and warfare. We discuss just war tradition, autonomous weapons, and what these things mean for us today.
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.