Carl Trueman

Episode 17: The Modern Self – An Interview with Dr. Carl Trueman, Pt. II

In this episode, TSR talks with Dr. Carl Trueman about his most recent book, The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self. We look at some of the key historical figures who helped paved the way for our modern understanding of self and sexuality, and we discuss what the path forward might look like for the Christian church.

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Episode 16: The Modern Self – An Interview with Dr. Carl Trueman, Pt. I

In this episode, TSR talks with Dr. Carl Trueman about his most recent book, which looks at persons and events over the last 200 or so years that have led to a world where the phrase “I am a woman trapped in a man’s body” makes sense to a growing percentage of its population. Dr. Trueman (“Carl” to friends like us) defines several key terms and concepts in his book and sets the stage for the second half of our discussion, where we will look at some of the key historical players who have helped shaped modern self-identity and talk through how the church can speak to the increasingly secular and sexualized culture in which it finds itself.

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Episode 14: Netflix’s The Social Dilemma – a conversation

In this episode, TSR discusses The Social Dilemma, a new Netflix original docu-drama. We introduce the topic by discussing the history and people behind the film, then we dive into the film’s strengths and weaknesses, some additional detail about how paid advertising works on these mediums, and a Christian response to the film and social media in general.

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