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Lillback, President of Westminster, discuss the proper relationship of Christianity to the political sphere. Trueman is the author of Republocrat , a new book that challenges the reigning partisan brand of politics in the U. Carl Trueman visits the program to discuss his much anticipated book Republocrat: Confessions of a Liberal Conservative.
Relishing the outsider role, Englishman Trueman provides a helpful critique regarding the current state of American politics. With sections devoted to the lost liberal cause, personality cults, and FoxNews, to name a few, this book is as enjoyable as it is insightful. Republocrat will be available from the Westminster Bookstore.
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Participants: Carl Trueman. Reformed Forum Commerce Dr. After all, he is famous himself. It is left to the reader to decide whether this is possible.
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Printer Friendly. Search OPC. I spoke to him once, and found him witty, engaging, and thoroughly good company - and his passionately held opinions, love them or loathe them; are actually the result of serious thought and engagement with the issues.
When I picked up a Trueman book last week which was subtitled "taking aim at everyone", I knew it was going to be a read which would at times involve several laugh-out-loud moments, several sharp intakes of breath and several derisory snorts. I was not disappointed on any of those criteria!
In fact, Fools Rush In , like a theological edition of Private Eye , succeeds in both entertaining and informing the reader, while skewering the unwise, the pompous and the hypocritical. Trueman has the disarming ability of not appearing to take himself to seriously either, which makes his stinging critiques of others easier to bear - as he seems to have no problem reflecting on his own sins, follies and foibles and those of his fellow Reformed crowd, as he does on those of other people and groups. In fact, if anything it is people who profess Reformed theology but indulge in worldy, or pragmatic foolishness who are the 'lucky' recipients of the most pointed helpings of Trueman's spicy invective.
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Amongst the targets Truman demolishes in this book are self-centred 'Christian' bloggers and their my! He berates adults who cannot grow up, handle criticism, and are permanently adolescent, in comparison with his Grandfather, who was a working man aged He throws out the charge that the celebrity culture has infected the church, especially the young trendy Reformed churches who ought to know better.