The Seashell Press
Crowdsourcing God

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Table of Contents

1. The Rise and Fall of God

In which we briefly consider the history of God, how science has dealt a shattering blow to a thousand years of tradition, and how a second blow is about to be struck by new technology.

2. God Above

Evangelists Billy Sunday, Aimee McPherson and Billy Graham lead the American revival style of worshipping God Above.

3. Three Men Who Killed God

Darwin, Nietzsche and Freud attack the traditional idea of God on three fronts.

4. God Within

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Teilhard de Chardin, Sartre, and Marilyn Ferguson explore the more mystical idea; God is within.

5. May the Force Be With You

After a brief dramatic interlude, Arthur Clarke, Grace Hopper and new technology open a future path for spirituality.

6. God Among Us

Emile Durkheim, Edward Wilson, and Auguste Compte point to the social challenges and implications of a Cybermind.


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