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The Desecration of Man

presented by Carl R. Trueman

October 30 | 6:00 p.m. 

Union League Club 

38 East 37th Street 

Please join us in thanking our 2023 Erasmus Lecture sponsors: John Soriano and the Center for Autism, Assertiveness & Social Skills.

Carl R. Trueman is a graduate of the Universities of Cambridge (M.A., Classics) and Aberdeen (PhD, Church History). He has taught at the Universities of Nottingham and Aberdeen, and Westminster Theological Seminary. In 2017–18 he was the William E. Simon Visiting Fellow in Religion and Public Life in the James Madison Program at Princeton University. Since 2018, he has served as a professor at Grove City College in the Calderwood School of Arts and Humanities. He is a contributing editor at First Things and Touchstone Magazine, an opinion columnist at WORLD magazine, and a Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

His most recent books are The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Expressive Individualism, Cultural Amnesia, and the Road to Sexual Revolution and Strange New World: How Thinkers and Activists Redefined Identity and Sparked the Sexual Revolution (both from Crossway) and (with Bruce Gordon) The Oxford Handbook to Calvin and Calvinism (Oxford University Press). His writing has appeared in Deseret Journal, The Wall Street Journal, National Review, American Mind, Claremont Review of Books, and Public Discourse. He and his wife Catriona have two adult sons and one granddaughter.

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