The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self - Part 1 Jonathan and James receive the visit of a close friend who has written one of the most significant books of 2020. Carl Trueman is the co-host of Mortification of Spin—another podcast from the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals—and professor of Biblical and Religious Studies at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. Carl’s new book is The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution. Why do we believe that Carl’s topic is so relevant? Short answer: Because the sentence “I am a woman trapped in a man’s body” is not just a passing statement; it’s a declaration loaded with philosophical underpinnings that have developed in the past several hundred years carrying implications in the educational, socio-economic, political, and religious spheres, among others. We’ll be happy to give away copies of The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self to some of our listeners. Register for the opportunity to win one! The books are a generous gift from our friends at Crossway.