Carl Trueman

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Carl Trueman lecturing at the Presbyterian Theological College, in Melbourne, Australia

Carl R. Trueman (born 1967) is a Christian theologian and church historian. He is Professor of Historical Theology and Church History and holds the Paul Woolley Chair of Church History at Westminster Theological Seminary.[1] Trueman will join the faculty at Grove City College as a full professor in the Department of Biblical and Religious studies beginning in the Fall 2018.[2]

Among Trueman's books are John Owen: Reformed Catholic, Renaissance Man,[3]The Creedal Imperative,[4] Fools Rush in Where Monkeys Fear to Tread: Taking Aim at Everyone[5] and Republocrat: Confessions of a Liberal Conservative.[6] He contributes to First Things (Journal of Religion and Public Life)[7] blogs regularly at Reformation21[8] and co-hosts the Mortification of Spin[9] podcast.

Trueman is an ordained minister in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church, and is pastor of Cornerstone OPC in Ambler, Pennsylvania.[10]

Trueman studied at Marling School, Gloucestershire, St Catharine's College, Cambridge and the University of Aberdeen, and previously taught at the University of Aberdeen and the University of Nottingham.[1] He was editor of Themelios from 1998 to 2007, and is a council member of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Carl R. Trueman". Westminster Theological Seminary. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Renowned Christian scholar Carl Trueman to join faculty". Grove City College. Retrieved 2018-04-24. 
  3. ^ Trueman, Carl, John Owen: Reformed Catholic, Renaissance Man, WTS books, ISBN 9780754614708 .
  4. ^ Trueman, Carl, The creedal imperative, WTS books, ISBN 978-1-43352190-4 .
  5. ^ Trueman, Carl, Fools rush in where monkeys fear to tread, WTS books, ISBN 978-1-59638405-7 .
  6. ^ Trueman, Carl, Republocrat, WTS books, ISBN 978-1-59638183-4 .
  7. ^ First Things ,
  8. ^ Reformation 21 .
  9. ^ What church do, Alliance net .
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