Carl R. Trueman

 Carl R. Trueman

Address2960 W. Church Road
Glenside, PA 19038

Professor of Historical Theology and Church History, Westminster Theological Seminary

M.A., St. Catharine’s College, 1988
Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, 1991

M.A., St. Catharine’s College, Cambridge, 1988; Ph.D., University of Aberdeen, 1991; Tutorial Assistant in Church History, University of Aberdeen, 1991–1993; Lecturer in Theology, University of Nottingham, 1993–1998; Senior Lecturer in Church History, University of Aberdeen, 1998–2001; Editor, Themelios, 1998–2007; Council member, Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, 2004– ; Westminster, 2001– .

Author: Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525–1556; The Claims of Truth: John Owen’s Trinitarian Theology; Reformation: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow; The Wages of Spin: Critical Writings on Historic and Contemporary Evangelicalism; John Owen: Reformed Catholic, Renaissance Man; Minority Report: Unpopular Essays on Everything from Ancient Christianity to Zen Calvinism.

Contributor: Dictionary of Historical Theology; Dictionary of National Biography (UK); Dictionary of the Theological Interpretation of Scripture; Dictionary of Apologetics; Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart; Evangelicals Now; Covenanter Witness; A Pathway into the Scriptures; The Bible, Church, and Reformation; Interpreting the Bible; The Reformation World; Reformation and Scholasticism: An Ecumenical Enterprise; The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin; The Cambridge Companion to Reformation Theology; The Word Became Flesh; Biographical Dictionary of Evangelicals; Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology; Protestant Scholasticism: Essays in Reassessment (co-editor); Solid Ground: Twenty-five Years of Evangelical Scholarship (co-editor); The Trustworthiness of God (co-editor); Calvin, Barth, and Reformed Theology (co-editor).

Representative Articles: “John Owen’s Dissertation on Divine Justice: An Exercise in Christocentric Scholasticism,” Calvin Theological Journal 33, 1998; “A Small Step Towards Rationalism: The Impact of the Metaphysics of Tommaso Campanella on the Theology of Richard Baxter,” Protestant Scholasticism, 1999; “Simul peccator et justus: Martin Luther and Justification,” Justification in Perspective, 2006.

Areas of Interest

Historical Theology; Church History;

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