Between AI, automation and religion – 3 essential reads
The development of technology is moving at a rapid pace, introducing us to things like AI and robots that are becoming part of our everyday lives. This same technology is now making its way into the religious sphere, something which has traditionally been seen as a uniquely human domain.
The distinction between religion and technology is becoming increasingly unclear as advances in technology have led to the development of ChatGPT sermons and robots carrying out Hindu religious ceremonies.
In the past few months, The Conversation U.S. has released a series of articles that look at how AI and automation are being used in religious contexts. These three pieces from our archives provide insight into the effects of these technologies on human faith, spirituality, and worship practices around the world.