Minority Report: Unpopular thoughts on Everything from Ancient Christianity to Zen-Calvinism  -     By: Carl R. Trueman
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Minority Report: Unpopular thoughts on Everything from Ancient Christianity to Zen-Calvinism

Mentor / 2008 / Paperback

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Theological essays are dusty, humourless affairs aren't they? Well, they don't have to be! This is the second collection of essays by Carl Trueman. His first collection was received with the enthusiasm. This time Chick Lit, Adolf Eichman, the i-pod, Roger Beckwith, the Blues, Watership Down, American Idol, Nietzsche, zen-calvinism, Augustine and ferrets(!) all get a mention.

If you want to inform your mind and chuckle at the same time - Carl's your man!

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 222
Vendor: Mentor
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.31 X 0.44 (inches)
ISBN: 1845503171
ISBN-13: 9781845503178
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Theological essays are dusty, humourless affairs aren't they? Well, they don't have to be! This is the second collection of essays by Carl Trueman. His first collection was received with the enthusiasm. This time Chick Lit, Adolf Eichman, the i-pod, Roger Beckwith, the Blues, Watership Down, American Idol, Nietzsche, zen-calvinism, Augustine and ferrets(!) all get a mention.


If you want to inform your mind and chuckle at the same time - Carl's your man!

Author Bio

Carl Trueman is the Paul Woolley Professor of Historical Theology and Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has contributed to the Dictionary of Historical Theology, the Dictionary of National Biography, The Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology and the Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology.

Endorsements

"…shows the author as a master wordsmith… It will challenge, stimulate, inform and teach. It confirms Trueman's place as one of contemporary evangelicalism's most dynamic young theologians." -Iain D. Campbell, Back Free Church, Isle of Lewis, Scotland

"…affirms the historic evangelical faith with great force, clarity and excellent judgement." -Paul Helm, Emeritus Professor, University of London

"His brilliant caricatures and asides do not detract from his careful thought but demonstrate a wisdom and clarity much needed today. You will be entertained and educated." -A. T. B. McGowan, Principal, Highland Theological College

"I cannot think of a young evangelical writer and theologian whose works I more eagerly read." -Mark Dever

Author Bio

Carl Trueman is professor of historical theology and church history at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has contributed to the Dictionary of Historical Theology, the Dictionary of National Biography, The Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology and the Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology.

Editorial Reviews

There is a growing company of Presbyterian prophets writing these days, but Carl Trueman is the only one who is clearly enjoying himself. Minority Report is a heady blend - at its most playful when in dead earnest, effortlessly displaying its street cred when dismissing popular culture, and invaluably thought-provoking when probably wrongheaded. This is a learned, urbane, witty, and timely book in the service of orthodox Protestant thought.
"shows the author as a master wordsmith - It will challenge, stimulate, inform and teach. It confirms Trueman's place as one of contemporary evangelicalism's most dynamic young theologians."
"affirms the historic evangelical faith with great force, clarity and excellent judgement."
"I cannot think of a young evangelical writer and theologian whose works I more eagerly read."
"The wit of an evangelical Chesterton, prophetic insight of Francis Schaeffer and the accessibility of John Stott."

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