Blog Posts by Carl Trueman

Koran Burning

Article by   September 2010
I saw on the news this morning that one Terry Jones, of the Dove World Outreach Center, is to hold a `burn a Koran' day in order to demonstrate his hatred of Islam.A couple of things come to mind.  First,... continue

Turbulent Priests: The Theologian

Article by   September 2010
On the small table in the corner of my office at Westminster there is an icon of the man who became known simply as `The Theologian,' Gregory of Nazianzus, one of the most important Christian thinkers of the later fourth... continue

There's One Less Reason to Become Catholic

Article by   September 2010
As noted the other day, I have for years argued that you need reasons not to be Catholic.   Prime among them for me would be justification by grace through faith and repudiation of papal authority.  Arguments in favour of... continue

More on Hawking

Article by   September 2010
James Anderson, over at RTS, has posted an interesting critique of Stephen Hawking here.... continue

Hawking Atheism

Article by   September 2010
Francis Beckwith helpfully links to this piece on the logical problems in Stephen Hawking's claims about gravity and the non-existence of God.  The author is a Catholic (which may distress the staff of the National Catholic Reporter) but the argument... continue

Hold the Front Page! New Book Exposes Pope as Catholic

Article by   September 2010
John L. Allen Jnr., a columnist for the National Catholic Reporter, has written an interesting, and long, review of a new, highly critical biography of Benedict XVI.  The review makes for fascinating reading.  Anyone unfamiliar with Allen's writing is missing... continue

Back to the Beginning with Moses

Article by   September 2010
It is a pleasure to report that the excellent website Beginning with Moses is back up and running.  Not so much revival as resurrection, I suspect -- the UK was rife with dark rumours earlier this year that somebody (who... continue

On Heroes and the Heroic

Article by   September 2010
The recent criticism from a member of the Missouri Synod, concerning Reformed church planting in Germany, was rooted in part in what the critic (in the comments section) articulated as a frustration with the constant attempts of the Reformed to... continue

20/20 Vision

Article by   August 2010
As a brief postscript to yesterday's posts on pastors, I received an email last night from Danny Hyde, the URC minister in Oceanside, CA, drawing my attention to Acts 20:20, where Paul describes his ministry among the Ephesians.  It provides... continue

On Organ Grinders and Monkeys

Article by   August 2010
A good point, Justin, which has been made to me in a few emails I've received this morning.  I would respond as follows:1. The pastor is the full time person and therefore the buck stops with him.  Elders have duties... continue
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