Welcome to Scholarly Wanderlust by Dr. Erica Mongé-Greer

Teaching, Research, & Writing

Autumn leaves turn fiery orange and gold, preparing to fall to the earth a feed the winter soil, which rests and awaits springtime. I am teaching a group of Honors College students in a University course on Cinematic Religion. I profoundly enjoy exploring portrayals of God, Gods, Spiritual Beings, and Religious Advocates in Film. I have just completed a full draft of my upcoming book So Say We All: A Religious Commentary on Battlestar Galactica. I am looking forward to my next project writing about Ethics in the Psalter, focusing on justice advocacy (the theme of my dissertation research). I will also be participating in the Oxford Interfaith Forum: Reading the Psalms in Interfaith Contexts. Watch for more on the Psalms, Justice, and a smattering of reviews about fiction I am currently reading.

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  • Podcast: Theological Ethics of Sexbots
    Jump directly to Theological Ethics of Sexbots Podcast In an age of quick-paced technological developments, it’s no surprise we are seeing tv-series and films address ethical issues surrounding human interaction with robots. Even though Artificial Intelligence (AI) still has a ways to go before a synthetic being may be able to interact fully and free among humans, sci-fi is already putting scenarios to the public, challenging social views on ethical morality. Nearly every sci-fi projection of human interaction with artificial intelligence deals with sexuality on some level. Questions about how humans will interact sexually with robots are inescapable and often…