MTM501: Theology of Technology

Course Description

This course will introduce students to the biblical and theological basis for a Christian theology of  technology and to the concepts essential to the reflective life and practice of the Christian technologist.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Apply a biblical and theological view of technology to ministry situations.
  2. Clearly evaluate, articulate and address the ethical dilemmas involved in the use of technology.
  3. Understand and articulate their unique identities as technologists and the unique role played by technologists in the Body of Christ
  4. Demonstrate a grasp of the biblical history of technology and how it shapes both human consciousness and social and cultural practices including both true and false worship, idolatry and true spiritual imagination.
  5. Communicate a clear vision for the use of technology in areas such as the development of Christian character, spiritual values and service to the urban poor.

Course Materials & Tuition 

Dyer, John. From the Garden to the City: The Redeeming and Corrupting Power of Technology, Kregel Publications, 2011 $11.74
Challies, Tim. The Next Story: Life and Faith after the Digital Explosion. (Kindle Edition) $9.78
Tuition $800.00
Total Cost of Course $821.52