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    Becoming Modern: Recreating Past, Present and Future

    7:00 pmProfessor Meic Pearse | The Round Church, Cambridge

    Modernization – leaving the village for the cities; industrialization; working outside the home rather than in it; individualism and the severing of community ties – has been the defining human experience of the past two and a half centuries. This has had profound consequences for our sense of identity, and has opened the door to the rise of modern ideologies: secular metanarratives that claim meta-explanatory powers. It has also transformed what the past means for ordinary people – with consequences for how we view the present and the future. This lecture will explore some of the more important challenges this presents for a coherent, Christian view of the world, and of ourselves.


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The Abolition Project

Project Abstract

From discussions about Artificial Intelligence, genetic engineering and transhumanism, to the sanctity of life and issues around modern-day slavery, the way we think about what it is to be human has profound and far-reaching implications. Today, our society’s embrace of two incompatible philosophies, naturalism and secular humanism, pulls us between seeing the human person as a biological machine with no ultimate purpose, on the one hand, and a demi-god capable of ruling without limits on the other. Into this context, the Abolition Project aims to engage contemporary thought about the human person with a comprehensive biblical anthropology.

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