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Homo Deus


Homo Deus

With John Lennox, Grenville Kent and Vicky Lorrimar


How close are we to the homo deus – the human god? Transhumanism is the transformation of the human condition through sophisticated technologies that modify our physiology and intellect. This episode, we continue our conversation about Artificial Intelligence and the Homo Deus with Professor John Lennox, and Dr.s Vicky Lorrimar and Grenville Kent.

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Meet our guests


John Lennox is Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University (emeritus) and Emeritus Fellow in mathematics and the philosophy of science at Green Templeton College, a graduate community also at Oxford. He is also an adjunct professor at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. Prof. Lennox studied at the Royal School Armagh, Northern Ireland, and went on to Cambridge University from which he took his MA, MMath, and PhD. He worked for many years in the Mathematics Institute at the University of Wales in Cardiff, which awarded him a DSc for his research. He also holds a DPhil from Oxford University (by incorporation) and an MA in bioethics from the University of Surrey. Lennox is the author of over 70 published mathematical papers and several books on the interface between science, philosophy and theology including God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God?, Gunning for God, God and Stephen Hawking and Can Science Explain Everything.

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Grenville Kent is an Australian academic, film producer, author, and Christian communicator. He is the producer of Big Questions, a forthcoming documentary series examining faith, and the “10 Questions for God” series of booklets. He has earned a PhD from the University of Manchester, England, and a D.Min from the Australian College of Theology, and taught Cultural Apologetics (Arts/Theology) and Old Testament at the Wesley Institute (now Excelsia College) in Sydney.

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Victoria Lorrimar began her academic journey started out in the sciences, with an undergraduate degree in genetics and biochemistry. After a little time in the lab, she completed a Master of Divinity through the Australian College of Theology. Lorrimar’s PhD combined both her interests in theology and science at the University of Oxford. Researching how a theological understanding of what it means to be human can engage the prospect of technologies that promise to enhance human characteristics and abilities.

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