Ted Peters

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Transhumanists assume that progress is inherent in nature and culture. The direction is set; the task of transhumanist technology is to increase the speed forward.

Ted Peters teaches systematic theology and bioethics at Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, USA.

He is co-editor of the journal, Theology and Science, published at the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences (CTNS). He is author of Playing God? Genetic Determinism and Human Freedom (Routledge); Science, Theology, and Ethics (Ashgate); Anticipating Omega (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht/Eisenbrauns); The Evolution of Terrestrial and Extraterrestrial Life (Pandora); and The Stem Cell Debate (Fortress). He is co-author of Sacred Cells? Why Christians Should Support Stem Cell Research (Roman and Littlefield); Theological and Scientific Commentary on Darwin’s Origin of Species (Abingdon); and Can You Believe in God and Evolution? (Abingdon). He is co-editor of The Evolution of Evil (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht/Eisenbrauns) and Bridging Science and Religion (Fortress).

He formerly directed the CTNS Science and Religion Course Program, funded by the Templeton Foundation. He now serves on the Scientific and Medical Accountability Standards Working Group of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine and on the Genetics Task Force of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

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