Christian Ethics and Information Technology: An Overview from a Biblical Perspective




Concepts of Value, Relations, Truth, Identity, Integrity, Internet, Ethics of Technology, Information Technology


The number of regular internet users in the country of Indonesia should not be underestimated. At the year of 2018 it was noted that Indonesia was ranked fourth in the world in the length of time spent on the internet in a day; a total of 8 hours 51 minutes. The rise of internet use in Indonesia is not undergirded by a good quality connection in utilizing this form of information technology. The use of the Internet in Indonesia, the majority of which is used for social media and lifestyle, is also overshadowed by alarming crime and abuse rates. Keeping these observations in mind, this paper will highlight the values that influence the mindset, attitudes and behavior of internet users from the standpoint of Christian ethics, namely in terms of authenticity of relations, information processing, truth authority, and user identity and integrity.


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Author Biography

David Alinurdin, Sekolah Tinggi Teologi SAAT

Penulis adalah dosen penuh waktu di Sekolah Tinggi Teologi SAAT Malang


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How to Cite

Alinurdin, David. “Christian Ethics and Information Technology: An Overview from a Biblical Perspective”. Veritas: Jurnal Teologi dan Pelayanan 17, no. 2 (December 1, 2018): 91–105. Accessed June 18, 2024.