From Sense to Cellar

A Review of "The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self" by Carl Trueman

Carl R. Trueman's The Rise & Triumph of the Modern Self is a step-by-step guide meant to address an astounding transformation that has taken place in our culture over the last thirty years. Trueman writes in the Introduction:

"I am a woman trapped in a man's body." My grandfather died in 1994, less than thirty years ago, and yet, had he ever heard that sentence uttered in his presence, I have little doubt that he would have burst out laughing and considered it a piece of incoherent gibberish. And yet today . . . those who think of it as meaningful are not restricted to the veterans of college seminars. . . . They are ordinary people with little or no...

 

is a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy (B. S., Aerospace Engineering) and Biola University (M.A., Christian Apologetics). Recently retired, his professional aviation career included 8 years in the U. S. Marine Corps flying the AV-8B Harrier attack jet and nearly 32 years as a commercial airline pilot. Bob blogs about Christianity and the culture at: https://truehorizon.org.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #60, Spring 2022 Copyright © 2022 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo60/from-sense-to-cellar

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