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The Virtualization of Culture and the Need for Embodied Places and Practices

John Dyer, Executive Director of Communications and Educational Technology at DTS, discusses how technology brings beauty and fullness to life, but emphasizes the need to be present, using the Eucharist as the penultimate embodiment of place.

Arts Week 2016
  1. Why Pastors and Theologians Need Designers and Coders
  2. The Virtualization of Culture and the Need for Embodied Places and Practices
  3. Theological Reflections on Artificial Intelligence
  4. What Your Chapel Architecture Says About Your Theology
John Dyer
John currently serves as the dean of Enrollment Services and Educational Technology and is an adjunct professor in Media Arts and Worship at Dallas Theological Seminary. His desire to glorify God by showing how creativity is an important aspect of our role as image bearers, drives John’s work and teaching. A former youth pastor, he enjoys working with students to see how the biblical story brings insight and clarity to the ideas found in science, sociology, and culture. He is the author of “From the Garden to the City: The Redeeming and Corrupting Power of Technology.” John loves his wife, Amber, and their two beautiful kids. He also enjoys coffee, technology, Star Wars, and JavaScript.
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