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Levi Checketts

Hong Kong
Institution Hong Kong Baptist University
Position Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy
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Recent Publications
  • “Ghosts and Gods in the Machine: Human-Machine Interfaces in Transhuman Philosophy.” Human Interaction with the Divine, the Sacred, and the Deceased: Psychological, Scientific, and Theological Perspectives. Ed. Thomas G. Plante and Gary Schwartz. New York: Routledge, 2022.
  • “The Sacrality of Things: On the Technological Augmentation of the Sacred.” Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 25, No. 1 (February 2021): 130-152.
  • “Idle Hands and the Omega Point: Labor Automation and Catholic Social Teaching.” Agathon: A Journal of Ethics and Value in the Modern World 5 (2018): 153-171.
  • “The Persona of the Pastor on Social Media.” Communication Research Trends 37, No. 2 (June 2018): 25-33.
  • “Thomas Aquinas Meets Joseph Smith: Toward a Mormon Ethics of Natural Law.” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 51, No. 1 (Spring 2018): 79-100.
  • “A Review of The Good of Recognition: Phenomenology, Ethics and Religion in the Thought of Levinas and Ricoeur.” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 37, No. 2 (Fall/Winter 2017): 207-208.
  • “New Technologies—Old Anthropologies?” Religions 8, No. 4 (2017): 52.
  • “The Cross and the Computer: Actor-Network Theory and Christianity.” Theology and Science 15, No. 1 (February 2017): 116-127.
  • “Recognizing the Face and Facial Recognition.” Social Epistemology and Technology: Toward Public Self-Awareness Regarding Technological Mediation. Ed. Frank Scalambrino. London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
  • “The Mormon Godhead and the Christian Trinity.” Interreligious Insights 8, No. 3 (December 2010): 38-47.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Society for Christian Ethics
  • Society for Philosophy and Technology
  • Catholic Theological Society of America
  • American Academy of Religion (Human Enhancement and Transhumanism Steering Committee)
  • Pontifical Council for Culture--AI Concerns Committee
  • AI Theology, Board Member
  • AI and Faith, Networking Fellow