The Rise And Triumph Of The Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, And The Road To Sexual Revolution

byCarl R. TruemanForeword byRod Dreher

November 24, 2020|
The Rise And Triumph Of The Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, And The Road To Sexual Revolution by Carl R. Trueman
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Modern culture is obsessed with identity.

Since the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court decision in 2015, sexual identity has dominated both public discourse and cultural trends-and yet, no historical phenomenon is its own cause. From Augustine to Marx, various views and perspectives have contributed to the modern understanding of self. In The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self, Carl Trueman carefully analyzes the roots and development of the sexual revolution as a symptom, rather than the cause, of the human search for identity. This timely exploration of the history of thought behind the sexual revolution teaches readers about the past, brings clarity to the present, and gives guidance for the future as Christians navigate the culture''s ever-changing search for identity.

Carl R. Trueman (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of biblical and religious studies at Grove City College. He is an esteemed church historian and previously served as the William E. Simon Fellow in Religion and Public Life at Princeton University. Trueman has authored or edited more than a dozen books, including The Creedal Im...
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Title:The Rise And Triumph Of The Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, And The Road To Sexual Revolution
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:432 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.38 in
Shipping dimensions:432 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.38 in
Published:November 24, 2020
Publisher:Crossway
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781433556333

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