Featuring Podcast Episode Eighteen:

Does AI Threaten the Sacred?

Listen in as Bob Bruttell Hosts the InterFaith Leadership Council’s 18th Faith & Works Podcast

Our podcast series, “What is Sacred in our Lives Today?” continues with episode eighteen, “Does AI Threaten the Sacred?” Join in with our experts as they discuss how advancements in AI technology may pose challenges to elements of life that hold sacred or profound significance.

We welcome your comments at faithandworkspodcast@gmail.com

Featured Guests

Dr. Saeed Khan

Associate Professor of Teaching Near East & Asian Studies and Global Studies, Wayne State University


Dr. Chris Gilliard


Professor of Creative Writing and Literature, Macomb Community College, National Expert on Digital Surveillance


Dr. David Koukal


Professor of Philosophy, University of Detroit Mercy

All Podcast Episodes

Episode 17: Surveillance & Sacrality

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Dr. Saeed Khan
  • Dr. Chris Gilliard

Producer: Lillian Preston

Episode 18: Does AI Threaten The Sacred?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Dr. Saeed Khan
  • Dr. Chris Gilliard
  • Dr. David Koukal

Producer: Lillian Preston

Episode 13: Are Our Children Sacred Today?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Saba Maroof, MD

Producer: Lauren Talley

Episode 14: Is Our Humanity Sacred Today?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Rev. Dr. Jimmie Wafer
  • Rachel Cannon

Producer: Lillian Preston

Episode 15: How Do You Define What is Sacred in our World Today?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bishop Dr. Corletta J. Vaughn
  • Janet Torreano Pound
  • Narayanaswamy(Nasy) Sankagiri

Producer: Lillian Preston

Episode 16: What is Sacred in Our Music Today?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Dr. Deborah Smith Pollard
  • John J.F. Thorne
  • Rev. Robert Jones
  • Bryant M. Frank

Producer: Lillian Preston

Episode 9: Weaponizing Words

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Freda Sampson
  • Joe Grimm
  • Farid Alsabeh
  • Yashpreet Singh Matharu

Producer: Imaan Singh

Episode 10: Anti-Democracy, Anti-Diversity

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Shirley Stancator
  • Rabbi Sam Englender
  • Steve Spreitzer

Producer: Imaan Singh

Episode 11: The Effects of COVID-19 on Practices of Worship

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Rev. Cindy Rudolph
  • Shaykh Mohamed Almasmari
  • Rabbi Dorit Edut
  • Ganga Rajkumar

Producer: Lauren Talley

Episode 12: Is There a Conflict Between Vaccines and Religion?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Jim Tubbs
  • Rev. Vic Clore

Producer: Lauren Talley

Episode 5: The Impact of the Black Churches on American Music Pt. 3

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bob Bruttell
  • Robert Jones

Producer: Ben Kouchnerkavich

Episode 6: Artificial Intelligence and Applied Technology: Their Ethics & Concerns

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bob Bruttell
  • Arun Prasad

  • Saeed Khan
  • David Kouka

Producer: Ben Kouchnerkavich

Episode 7: The Legacy of Martin Luther King: Can We Hear Him Now?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bob Bruttell
  • Freda Sampson
  • Rev. Jimmie Wafer
  • Rev. Stancy Adams

Producer: Ben Kouchnerkavich

Episode 8: The Pandemic and Faith: How has COVID-19 Affected Faith for Young Adults?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bob Bruttell
  • Kelsey Dovico
  • Imaan Singh
  • Farid Alsabeh
  • Moriah Carpenter

Producer: Imaan Singh

Episode 1: What is Becoming of Religion and Community Values?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bob Bruttell
  • Robert Jones
  • Saeed Khan

Announcer: Maddy Shefferly

Producer: Ben Kouchnerkavich

Episode 2: What is the Function of Religion?

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bob Bruttell
  • Robert Jones
  • Saeed Khan

Producer: Ben Kouchnerkavich

Episode 3: The Impact of the Black Churches on American Music Pt. 1

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bob Bruttell
  • Robert Jones

Producer: Ben Kouchnerkavich

Episode 4: The Impact of the Black Churches on American Music Pt. 2

Faith & Works Podcast: Connecting Our Common Values

Panelists:

  • Bob Bruttell
  • Robert Jones

Producer: Ben Kouchnerkavich