What About Deepfakes?

As technology advances, it is only becoming easier to lie. That statement might be surprising at first glance. With the advent of photography, audio, and video recording, we have gained access to more truth than ever before. We are now able to . . . Continue reading →

What In The World Is ChatGPT?

ChatGPT and similar tools that generate text or images are one example of advances in technology that use algorithms built from data rather than being human-handcrafted. You probably have used some of them: Data-generated algorithms can identify faces in photographs, control autonomous . . . Continue reading →

Imaginary Differences: Part 1

Let us begin with God’s Word as the Reformed in the classical period typically read and even heard it—in Latin: ergo fides ex auditu auditus autem per verbum Christi (“Therefore faith is from hearing and hearing through the Word of Christ,” Rom 10:17). Continue reading →

Help With The “Nones”

People who once identified with a Christian religious tradition but now identify with none are the fastest growing group in America today. Sociologist Stephen Bullivant labels these individuals “nonverts” and argues in his book of the same title that these individuals have . . . Continue reading →

John Owen: Two Short Catechisms

(minor style revisions by R. Scott Clark, March 2006) Wherein the Principles of the Doctrine of Christ, are unfolded and explained. To my Loving Neighbors and Christian Friends. Brethren, My heart’s desire and request unto God for you is, that you may . . . Continue reading →

Beza’s Summa Totius Christianismi

Theodore Beza Geneva, 1555 trans. William Whittingham (1575) revised by R. Scott Clark (2002). The question of God’s eternal Predestination is not curious, or unprofitable, but of great importance, and very necessary in the Church of God. p. 2 THE FIRST CHAPTER. 1. . . . Continue reading →