Atheists, Christians, AA, And God As I Conceive Of Him

I did a brief interview with Julie Borg, for WORLD Magazine that appeared online today. Here’s a bit:

The concept of making up our own ideas of God is idolatry, said R. Scott Clark, professor of church history and historical theology at Westminster Seminary California and minister at Escondido United Reformed Church. He remembers once hearing an AA leader tell the group that the light bulb in the ceiling could be the higher power if a person so chose. “In any AA meeting there are as many different gods as there are alcoholics in the room.” said Clark, who wrote a critique of AA for the Reformed Herald in 1987. Read more»

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    R.Scott Clark is the President of the Heidelberg Reformation Association, the author and editor of, and contributor to several books and the author of many articles. He has taught church history and historical theology since 1997 at Westminster Seminary California. He has also taught at Wheaton College, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Concordia University. He has hosted the Heidelblog since 2007.

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