Did God want humans to find a way to live forever? Religious transhumanists say embracing radical human enhancement is a faithful act.
Noreen Herzfeld is a professor of theology and computer science at St. John’s University and the College of St. Benedict in Collegeville, Minn.
Agbolade Omowole serves as vice chair of the Christian Transhumanist Association. He lives in Nigeria.
J. Jeanine Thweatt serves on the Christian Transhumanist Association’s academic advisory council. She is the author of Cyborg Selves: A Theological Anthropology of the Posthuman.
Eric Steinhart is a philosophy professor at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J. He researches and writes about the philosophy of religion, artificial intelligence, robotics and transhumanism.
Micah Redding is the founder and executive director of the Christian Transhumanist Association and host of the Christian Transhumanist Podcast. He has published numerous essays and articles on the relationship between religion and transhumanism.
Blaire Ostler is director of the Mormon Transhumanist Association. She speaks and writes about the relationship between her faith, feminism and transhumanism.
Meghan O’Gieblyn is a freelance writer. In 2017, she published an essay on how learning about transhumanism led her back to Christianity.
Calvin Mercer is a professor of religious studies at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. He studies the religious and social implications of human enhancement.