Rage of the Age

Carl Trueman, The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self

November 03, 2020 Philip Sharp
Rage of the Age
Carl Trueman, The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self
Show Notes

Carl Trueman is is the professor of Biblical and Religious Studies at Grove City College. He holds a PhD from the University of Aberdeen with a specialty in the Protestant Reformation. Carl is a former William E. Simon Fellow in Religion and Public Life at Princeton University and also a former professor of Historical Theology and Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary.

Today we discuss his new book, "The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution." It is the #1 New Release in Popular Psychology of Sexuality" on Amazon.com and is due to release November 24th. You can preorder a copy now. 

In the essay segment Philip Sharp discusses the idea of truth being invented within our self versus truth preexisting and being discovered. Can truth be created by sheer will power? Is truth something that can be rearranged with the whim of a current cultural climate?