Directory of Video Lectures:

  • Introduction to Religion in the Virtual Age
    • Virtual Religion and the Rise of a New Axial Age
    • What Does Religion Have to Offer Digital Natives?
    • Virtual Religion as a Foil for Religious Reflection
    • Virtual Technologies as Catalysts for Theological Speculation
  • The Co-Evolution of Religion and Technology:
    • Introduction
  • Early Religion
    • Mimetic Roots
    • Oral Culture and Religion
    • Religion and the Neolithic Revolution
    • Neolithic Cosmotheism
    • Agrarian Scribal Culture
    • Bronze Age culture: Mimetic Desire, Violence and Religious Sacrifice
  • Axial Christianity
    • The Axial Revolution
    • Plato’s Axial Critique
    • Jesus’ Axial Critique
    • Paul: Christianity’s First Axial Scribe
    • Radical Axial Mysticism: Valentinian Gnosticism
    • Axial Hermeneutics Pt 1: Origen
    • Axial Hermeneutics Pt 2: Dionysius
    • Axial Arguments on God in Medieval Christianity
    • Axial Medieval Mysticism: Mechtilde, Poret and Eckhart
  • Modern Religion
    • Paper and Print
    • Print Christianity: Luther, Calvin and Ignatius
    • Print Ontology: Descartes’ Geometrical Reason
    • Print Ontology: 3rd Person Logic of Deism and Design
    • Print Ontology: 1st Person Apotheosis of the Self
    • Print Ontology: 2nd Person Romanticism
    • Romantic Critiques of Industrialization
    • Industrial Religion
    • Freud and the Industrial Self
    • Electromagnetic Spirituality
    • Broadcast Religion
    • New Age Theosophy
    • Neo-Pagan Spirituality
  • Virtual Ontology
    • Technology and Society: Four Views
    • Post-Phenomenology: Four Categories
    • The Virtual, Networked Self
    • Cyberpsychology and Virtual Therapy
    • Distributed Agency
    • Distributed Cognition
    • Alterity Technologies
    • Virtual Telepresence
    • Virtual Reasoning
    • Nature of the Virtual
    • Virtual Ethics
    • The Virtual Economy
    • Virtual Politics
    • Transhumanism
    • The Singularity
    • Network Ontology of Evolving Intelligence
  • Virtual Religion
    • Introduction to Virtual Religion
    • The Technology of Religion
    • The Religion of Technology
    • Religion as Refuge: Critiques of Virtual Culture
    • Demons of the Virtual Self
    • Virtual Ritual
    • Virtual Ecclesiology
    • Virtual Mysticism
  • Virtual Theology
    • Introduction to Virtual Theology
    • Virtual Trinitarianism
    • Virtual Christology
    • Virtual Eschatology: Teilhard and Transhumanism
    • Engineering immortality: Birth and Death in the Virtual Age

Titles in italics are planned or still in production.