LONDON (AP) — 'God is creative and produces new technologies and so should we,' said Graham Hunter, vicar for St. John's church in London.
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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.
(The Conversation) — Human simulation in action is messier than modeling bridges, but it can be a useful way for researchers to understand just why people behave the way they do.
(RNS) — Who is Jesus? If viral videos are to be believed, some Christians aren’t happy with the answers they’ve gotten from their smart speakers, including Amazon’s Alexa and the Google Assistant on Google Home devices.
(AP) — The religious decree says that buying Facebook 'likes' is prohibited under Islam because it’s a form of fraud and deception.
LONDON (RNS) — Contactless payment machines will first be used for funeral fees, wedding notices and, eventually, for the weekly offering to the collection.
RNS) — There are a number of popular apps that put Bible translations and devotional content in the palm of your hand. But the new Our Bible app is created by and for LGBTQ Christians and others who have felt estranged from their churches.
(RNS) — Four powerful and irreversible forces are rapidly transforming the Jewish and Christian worlds.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'It is unacceptable for these titans to discriminate against users just because their viewpoints are not congruent with ideas popular in Silicon Valley,' said NRB President & CEO Jerry A. Johnson.
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) — The new Center for Technology and Society wants to place tech companies on the front lines in combating online hate speech. But can Silicon Valley police itself?
(RNS) — A perfect storm of Instagram-era online branding combined with leftist political posturing has made witchcraft the latest victim of cultural appropriation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Almost three-quarters of Trump voters said Islam is a threat, compared with 18 percent of those who voted for Hillary Clinton.
(RNS) For years, museums ignored the religious teachings that form a large part of their art collections. Thanks to technology like 3-D scanning, they are beginning to explore it once more.
(RNS) His virtual appearance at the conference makes Francis the first pope to give a TED Talk, and it highlights his willingness to reach beyond the Vatican walls and to embrace science and technology.
A few years ago, Esther Emery was not a believer but she was burnt out. In a “desperate attempt for a reset,” she decided to take a year hiatus from technology. Surprisingly, her digital fast leads her into a profound experience with the...