Strange New World

Book and Study Guide

By Carl R. Trueman

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Strange New World

Book and Study Guide

By Carl R. Trueman

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Learn about Modern Identity Politics from a Biblical Perspective in This Study Set for Carl Trueman’s Strange New World

In his book Strange New World, Carl R. Trueman reviews the history of Western thought—including the Romantics, Nietzsche, Marx, and the New Left—showing how the world arrived at this current era of “expressive individualism.”

This Strange New World set includes a copy of the book and a companion study guide to help readers explore the important ideas Trueman presents. Focusing specifically on Strange New World’s theological themes, the study guide walks through each of the book’s 9 chapters, summarizing key points, posing thought-provoking questions, and providing Bible verses for further reading. This set, which is ideal for individual study or small groups, can also be used with the Strange New World Video Study, sold separately.

  • Excellent for Individual and Group Study: Includes one copy each of the book and study guide for review and discussion
  • Helpful Biblical Analysis of Cultural Issues: Examines how technology, pornography, and other influences shaped current identity politics, and discusses the implications of these ideas on religion, free speech, and personal identity
  • Accessible Resource for Churches: Offers a concise presentation of the concepts in Trueman’s popular book The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self, allowing pastors and laypeople to share its theological points 
  • Part of the Strange New World Product Suite

Author:

Carl R. Trueman

Carl R. Trueman (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is professor of biblical and religious studies at Grove City College. He is a contributing editor at First Things, an esteemed church historian, and a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Trueman has authored or edited more than a dozen books, including The Creedal Imperative; Luther on the Christian Life; and Histories and Fallacies. He is a member of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

Product Details

Category: Culture & Social Issues
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 208
Size: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
Weight: 16.51 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-8537-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-8537-1
ISBN-UPC: 9781433585371
Case Quantity: 10
Published: March 22, 2022

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface

Chapter 1: Welcome to This Strange New World
Chapter 2: Romantic Roots
Chapter 3: Prometheus Unbound
Chapter 4: Sexualizing Psychology, Politicizing Sex
Chapter 5: The Revolt of the Masses
Chapter 6: Plastic People, Liquid World
Chapter 7: The Sexual Revolution of the LGBTQ+
Chapter 8: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
Chapter 9: Strangers in This Strange New World

Glossary
Notes 
Index