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Why is asking about how Christians should feel about something suitable for this site?

Why is asking about how Christians should feel about something suitable for this site? Because the intent and sense of that question are not necessarily prescriptive or going beyond what the Bible ...
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Does a LLM need to "understand" in order to be a useful tool in Hermeneutics?

Does a LLM need to "understand" in order to be a useful tool in Hermeneutics? My answer would be No. I don't expect any tool to understand anything, because I judge tools on their usefulness ...
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Is the Holy Spirit necessary for hermeneutics?

This is going to be long. I apologize. It's a big question. This question reminds me of the great prophet of Tongue-In-Cheek Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain): “It ain't the parts of the Bible that I ...
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Is there an example that shows that a LLM is completely wrong on a biblical interpretation?

Here's ChatGPT explanation of how to arrive at an answer. When you ask a question, I analyze the context and use my knowledge to generate a relevant response. I consider the information provided in ...
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Is the Holy Spirit necessary for hermeneutics?

For extracting salvational truth from the Holy Scripture - yes! By all means! Impossible without Holy Spirit! Yet a plain common sense and grammatical decency (or decent grammaticality) is sometimes ...
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Does a LLM need to "understand" in order to be a useful tool in Hermeneutics?

"Useful for what?" is the question. LLMs are akin to giant predictive text engines. They're very good at their job, and if you use them for that job they're great. But it doesn't make sense ...
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Is the Holy Spirit necessary for hermeneutics?

It really depends on the nature of the text and its authorship - if you assume the underlying authorship and intent is in any way divine then awareness of that divine author will be necessary to ...
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Is the Holy Spirit necessary for hermeneutics?

The inference is supported by the argument in 1 Corinthians ch2, to the effect that God's word cannot be understood by human wisdom alone. v11 "For what person knows a man's thoughts except the ...
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Is the Holy Spirit necessary for hermeneutics?

Some Christians may say that only the Spirit can lead people to have correct understandings of scripture. Other Christians say that the normal process of reading comprehension can lead to correct ...
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Is there an example that shows that a LLM is completely wrong on a biblical interpretation?

The reason is multi-faceted but the main reason is the LLM's like ChatGPT does not actually convey any meaning and is not motivated by the Holy Spirit. Specifically, LLM's cannot grasp the ...
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Should Largely AI sourced content be allowed on this site?

I think there should be exceptions to any good rule. I think the question should be "What do answers that feature an LLM-based text have to include as well to not be deleted?" To make ...
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Should Largely AI sourced content be allowed on this site?

If anyone is just using tools to help them proofread their posts (whether ChatGPT or something like Grammarly) we would neither care not even be able to tell. What is not okay is using an AI tool to ...
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How trustworthy is ChatGPT 3.5, GPT‑4o and GPT‑4 with bible quotes?

Generally you're right to be cautious of this - I've tried using ChatGPT 3.5 to produce all sorts of historic information - lists of early church texts, quotes from Josephus, and things like that. ...
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