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Margaret Mead, internationally renowned anthropologist from the United States, presents the Church and Society report at the Central Committee meeting of the World Council of Churches during its annual meeting in Canterbury, England. Mead called for a study on the future of human society shaped by technology. She told the churchmen that it had been their tendency to "regard every invention before the life of Jesus Christ as the work of God" (the sail, the wheel, the plow, etc.) and to regard all subsequent inventions as inspired by the devil. (Date unknown.)

T.J. Thomson

T.J. Thomson

T.J. Thomson is an award-winning photojournalist, designer, and writer. He is the 2013 recipient of the Great Plains Journalism Awards' Student Photographer of the Year title and his work has been published by the Associated Press, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post and The Omaha World-Herald, among others. He is pursuing a doctoral degree in visual communication at the Missouri School of Journalism and has worked for Religion News since 2013.

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