Calvin Mercer, Meghan O'Gieblyn, and Blaire Ostler

Jan 19, 2023

Spiritual Machines

Transhumanism and Religion

New Books Network 2018

Ever since early scientists began experimenting with immortality elixirs in the middle ages, religion has been influencing transhumanism. Now, we’re beginning to see transhumanism influencing religion.


  • Calvin Mercer, Professor of Religious Studies at East Carolina University
  • Meghan O’Gieblyn, writer
  • Blaire Ostler, Director and Former President of the Mormon Transhumanist Association

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