The Enhancing Life Project Blog

In this blog, we feature the research, Scholars, and Interlocutors of The Enhancing Life Project.

Are Innovation and Tradition Compatible?

May 26, 2016 • By Matthew O'Hara

Enhancing Life Project Are Innovation and Tradition Compatible?

A new perspective on the tension between our need for continuity and our desire for change. Read more

Studying the History of an Imagined Future: A Q&A with Dr. Matthew O’Hara

May 24, 2016 • By Matthew O'Hara

Enhancing Life Project Studying the History of an Imagined Future: A Q&A with Dr. Matthew O’Hara

What can we learn about a country’s history by exploring the way its inhabitants thought about the future? Read more

The New Tree of Life and the Biblical Tree of Life: Imagining our Future

May 13, 2016 • By Barbara Rossing

Enhancing Life Project The New Tree of Life and the Biblical Tree of Life: Imagining our Future

How the biological tree of life can remind of us our connection to God, each other, and every living cell and creature. Read more

Healing the World with Hope: A Q&A with Dr. Barbara Rossing

May 13, 2016 • By Barbara Rossing

Enhancing Life Project Healing the World with Hope: A Q&A with Dr. Barbara Rossing

Images from the New Testament can offer a positive—yet realistic—vision for the future in the age of climate change. Read more

Jesus the Healer in the Era of Health-Idolatry

May 12, 2016 • By Martin Wendte

Enhancing Life Project Jesus the Healer in the Era of Health-Idolatry

The case for broadening the focus on enhancing our bodies to include our spiritual lives. Read more

Health in Body and in Spirit: A Q&A with Dr. Martin Wendte

May 10, 2016 • By Martin Wendte

Enhancing Life Project Health in Body and in Spirit: A Q&A with Dr. Martin Wendte

Drawing on the resources of global Christianity can help reframe the way we think about healing. Read more

"Data Paternalism": A Viable Concept for Enhancing Digital Life?

May 05, 2016 • By Christoph Krönke

Enhancing Life Project

What pancake recipes and online banking passwords have in common. Read more

The Role of the State in Enhancing Life: A Q&A with Dr. Christoph Krönke

May 03, 2016 • By Christoph Krönke

Enhancing Life Project The Role of the State in Enhancing Life: A Q&A with Dr. Christoph Krönke

Who gets to decide what a good life means—the individual or the government? Read more

Enhancing Life in the Aftermath of Collective Violence

April 28, 2016 • By Andrea Bieler

Enhancing Life Project Enhancing Life in the Aftermath of Collective Violence

Lessons from a visit to South Africa. Read more

Breaking the Cycle of Violence: A Q&A with Dr. Andrea Bieler

April 26, 2016 • By Andrea Bieler

Enhancing Life Project Breaking the Cycle of Violence: A Q&A with Dr. Andrea Bieler

Exploring different approaches to healing after collective trauma. Read more