Godly Cooking? Theological Ethics and Technological Society

Stackhouse, Max L.
May 1991
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;May1991, Issue 13, p22
Discusses the importance of technology to ethics and ethics to technology. Association of technology with culture; Relevance of freedom and efficiency to technology; Forms of neo-pagan romanticism.


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