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Interview w/ Carl Trueman: “Sex, what is the meaning?”

I had a stimulating conversation with Carl Trueman and Todd Pruitt on the “Mortification of Spin” a few weeks back. All you need to know about Trueman and Pruitt is revealed in their bumper music. I think they’re the only hosts in all of Christendom featuring Led Zeppelin during the outro. I understand there’s some […]


Carl Trueman on the D’Souza Matter

Carl Trueman says that the Dinesh D’Souza matter highlights the unseemly largesse that is sometimes heaped upon evangelical superstars. While he is troubled by the dissolution of D’Souza’s marriage, he writes: I confess that I find equally disturbing the idea that there are Christian groups out there willing to pay Christian leaders salaries of a […]


How Important is Complementarianism? A Response to Carl Trueman

Last week, Carl Trueman asked why groups like The Gospel Coalition and Together for the Gospel include complementarianism in their confessional commitments. In short, Trueman thinks it is inconsistent to elevate the importance of a secondary issue like complementarianism while routinely downplaying the importance of other secondary issues like baptism and the Lord’s Supper. He […]


Carl Trueman on the KJV

2011 is the 400th anniversary of the publication of what is arguably the greatest piece of English literature ever written—the King James Bible. The story of its genesis and legacy is a fascinating one. Last month, we noted a series of lectures at Union University on the topic. This week, Justin Taylor points us to […]


Carl Trueman Takes a Shot at City Theology

Carl Trueman has a brief but trenchant critique of “city” theology at Reformation 21. He writes: “One thing… I did discuss was the current nonsense about cities being special which so dominates the popular evangelical imagination. Not that cities are not important: as areas where there are the highest concentrations of human beings, they are […]


Carl Trueman Is Not My Friend

Just to be clear. Though I like Carl Trueman’s writings, I have never met him, and he is not my friend. Moreover, if we ever were to meet, I’m sure he wouldn’t like me. Nevertheless, you should read his latest article on Reformation21. It’s devastating and good. And there’s not a one of us who […]


Carl Trueman on Moronic Worship

Carl Trueman has a must-read essay at Reformation21 about unserious worship practices. This paragraph is a gem: “A church service involving clowns or fancy dress or skits or stand-up comedy does not reflect the seriousness of the gospel; and those who take the gospel seriously should know better. Frankly, it is more appropriate to liberal […]


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