A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
CONSCIOUSNESS.—We have to consider, so far as the facts recorded in the Gospels permit, our Lord’s consciousness of Himself and of His mission. The subject is difficult. It is beset by perplexing psychological and theological problems. It also demands very careful treatment, for it opens up discussions
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Consciousness Theology
Consciousness TheologyThe school of Friedrich Schleiermacher (1767–1837), “the father of modern theology,” which replaced the Bible with man’s religious consciousness, his feeling of dependence, as the source of the knowledge of God. Thus God’s self-revelation was made to give way to man’s discovery
Dictionary of Christianity and Science: The Definitive Reference for the Intersection of Christian Faith and Contemporary Science
CONSCIOUSNESS. Consciousness is an extraordinary and unique feature of the world, especially as found in human beings. It seems to be an essential characteristic of the nature of the self and is at the heart of personal identity, self-awareness, subjectivity, free will, and moral agency. It involves
Singularity, The
SINGULARITY, THE. Biology will not finally constrain human beings, according to inventor and science visionary Ray Kurzweil. Human destiny is not lashed to the deck of the human body. Through technological enhancements, humans can overcome their worst limitations and conquer death itself. For Kurzweil,