43. In Whose Image?

Artificial Intelligence and the Imago Dei

  1. J. B. Stump2 and
  2. Alan G. Padgett3
  1. Noreen Herzfeld

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch43

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

How to Cite

Herzfeld, N. (2012) In Whose Image?, in The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity (eds J. B. Stump and A. G. Padgett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch43

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Bethel College, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. St John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335712

Online ISBN: 9781118241455

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Keywords:

  • Artificial Intelligence and the Imago Dei;
  • AI, a hold on the human imagination;
  • the Holy Grail of AI, as computer, thinking like a human being;
  • Genesis 1, creation of humanity, in the image of God;
  • interpretation of the image of God, inward and static;
  • understanding of the image of God, exercising dominion;
  • human–God, human–human relationship;
  • symbolic AI, problems rule-based;
  • interpretations of image of God in humanity, one-way process

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: In Whose Image?

  • “In the Image of God He Created Them”

  • In the Image of Humans

  • Who Are We?

  • Notes

  • References

  • Further Reading