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Thinking About AI and Teachers From A Christian Perspective

October 18, 2023
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What if artificial intelligence (AI) is allowing us to reward our own bad behavior?  At what point is the need for the sort of efficiency AI promises to provide driven by our skewed priorities, broken systems, and unwillingness to address our problems through non-technological means?  I don’t doubt that AI will help humans move beyond where we could go individually or together in certain arenas.  Like other technological platforms, AI will have benefits.  As we look at the various ways AI models are being used, we need to consider in a robust fashion who is benefiting from these new technologies and, perhaps more importantly, how they are benefiting.  

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James Spencer earned his Ph.D. in Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He believes discipleship will open up opportunities beyond anything God’s people could accomplish through their own wit and wisdom. As such, James seeks to help believers think Christianly about social, cultural, and political assumptions. His desire is to see Christians test God by trusting God so that they conform ever more closely to the image of Christ.

In addition to being a regular contributor to and, James has published multiple works, including Christian Resistance: Learnign to Defy the World and Follow Christ, Useful to God: Eight Lessons from the Life of D.L. Moody, Thinking Christian: Essays on Testimony, Accountability, and the Christian Mind, and Trajectories: A Gospel-Centered Introduction to Old Testament Theology.

James currently serves as president of the D. L. Moody Center, an adjunct instructor at Wheaton College Graduate School, and faculty member at Right On Mission.

You can find out more about James at his personal website
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