In the creedal imperative carl trueman wisely applies his vast historical knowledge to offer a remedy for such deficiencies this book is especially important for so many believers whose christian life like mine grew out of the soil of vibrant experience with insufficient doctrinal moorings and beyond merely correcting errors the lessons . The creedal imperative written by dr trueman was published in 2012 by crossway books and running just short of 200 pages is a very well written tour of and apologetic for the use of creeds and confessions within the church down the centuries to the modern day. In the creedal imperative carl trueman demonstrates that he is not only able to teach the word and how it has come down to us throughout history but also how to do so with kindness patience and gentlenessprecisely the qualities that are needed to convince in our creedless ahistorical and shallow age. The creedal imperative speaks to the necessity of creeds and confessions which tend to save us from attempts to privately interpret the scripture trueman demonstrates how creeds and confessions are strategic checkpoints intended not only to enable us to express our beliefs but also to keep us from misunderstanding gods truth. It is with these thoughts in mind that i offer the following review of carl truemans book the creedal imperative truemans work summons the churches particularly the churches of the protestant and reformed tradition to embrace thoroughgoing creedalism
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