The Rise and Triumph of the Modern SelfCDM Media2023-10-17T01:36:41+00:00
The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution By Carl R. Trueman (Advanced Reading)
Modern culture is obsessed with identity. Since the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges Supreme Court decision in 2015, sexual identity has dominated both public discourse and cultural trends—yet no historical phenomenon is its own cause. From Augustine to Marx, various views and perspectives have contributed to the modern understanding of the self. Carl Trueman analyzes the development of the sexual revolution as a symptom—rather than the cause—of the human search for identity.