Blogs by Carl Trueman

An Occasional Series on Narrative Ethics 1: Courtship and Marriage

Article by   October 2012
Given the ethical confusion that afflicts the modern world and, indeed, the church, I have been asked to start an occasional series on ethics as communicated through narrative.  In light of recent events, we start with courtship and marriage and... continue

A Fine Puritan Season

Article by   October 2012
A number of Puritan-related titles have been published recently.Top of the list (and previously flagged by Gabe) is A Puritan Theology by Joel R. Beeke and Mark Jones.   A cross between a Puritan book of sentences (somewhat analogous to... continue

A cloud the size of man's hand

Article by   October 2012
The recent events surrounding Dinesh D'Souza are surely a clarion call for all of us to examine ourselves: let him who thinks he stands, etc. etc.  Yet, while the questions hanging over the matter regarding his marriage are worrying, I... continue

A Lethal Difference of Attitude

Article by   October 2012
The adjective 'confessional' has undergone something of a renaissance over recent years with the advent of the concept of the 'confessional evangelical' gaining some popularity.  This particular conjunction of terms seems to approximate to the meaning of 'conservative evangelical' of... continue

P T Forsyth Collection

Article by   October 2012
I see that Logos have set up a P T Forsyth collection.  It is subject to 'community pricing' here.  As a one-finger typist of limited 'online community' sociability, I do not have the foggiest idea what 'community' or 'pricing' means... continue

The Culture's the Thing!

Article by   October 2012
Looking back on the creepy cults of the 70s and the self-indulgent excesses of the televangelists of the 80s can be a little like watching an episode of some ghastly 'reality TV show': as the freaks and frauds parade on... continue

Just when I thought I was out...they pull me back in

Article by   October 2012
I have been persuaded today by concerned parties to enter the lists on the issue of how Luther has been co-opted for the cause of a kind of neo-antinomianism/Sonship theology by some figures in the YRR movement who are using... continue

The Gospel and Sexual Orientation

Article by   October 2012
One of the little noted advantages of a confessional denomination is the ability to produce reports on urgent contemporary topics. Because such churches enjoy a high degree of unanimity on extensive doctrinal positions, they are free to address such topics... continue

Doodling in the Sand

Article by   September 2012
The news that Brian McLaren has taken part in the same-sex commitment ceremony of his son has already received comment in the evangelical world.  Denny Burk's piece is particularly helpful.It is a reminder that familial ties and relations are powerful... continue

More Quotable P.T. F.

Article by   September 2012
I have not provided any quotation from Peter Taylor Forsyth for a few weeks.  So here are two to reflect on.  The first makes me think that maybe, just maybe, P.T.F. is the one man in post-apostolic history who could... continue
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