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“Who Made You the Authority?”

June 26, 2017

Central Seminary alumnus David DeBruyn notes, “The Internet has not only granted full democracy to all ideas, it has tended to flatten out all judgement, and scrap a sense of hierarchy of trustworthiness.” He adds, “The democracy of ideas is simultaneously the pooling of ignorance.”

These words sound like an attack on the Internet, but it turns out that they introduce a serious question: If we need authorities to know what is true, but we need to know what is true to decide who our authorities should be, then what is the solution?

Read the answer at Churches Without Chests.

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