RTS Dallas is delighted to announce that Chancellor J. Ligon Duncan III will be teaching Covenant Theology (11ST601) this coming spring semester, February 19-23. This course will provide an examination of covenant theology from exegetical and historical perspectives. Consideration is given to such issues as the relation of the Old and New Testaments, the significance of the covenants for sacramental theology, and the hermeneutics of Dispensationalism and Theonomy. Emphasis is placed on the role of the biblical doctrine of the covenants in preaching and pastoral ministry. This is a required course for all MDiv students.
Chancellor Duncan is the John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology. He earned the Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh, New College, Scotland. While in Scotland he also studied Systematic Theology at the Free Church of Scotland College (now Edinburgh Theological Seminary. Dr. Duncan has authored, co-authored, edited or contributed to more than 35 books including The Underestimated Gospel (B&H, 2014) and The Unadjusted Gospel (Crossway, 2014).
His pastoral ministry now spans three decades and four congregations: The Covenant Presbyterian Church of St. Louis, Missouri; Trinity Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Miss.; First Presbyterian Church, Yazoo City, Miss.; and historic First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Miss., where he served almost 18 years.
This two-semester-hour class will meet from 9am to 3pm each day, Monday, February 19 to Friday, February 23. The cost to audit a course at RTS is $50 per semester hour, and tuition is $515 per semester hour. To audit the course, please register using the Audit Registration link on our RTS Dallas website. For questions about registering for the course as a degree-seeking student or to inquire about applying for admission to RTS Dallas, contact Peter Yoder at firstname.lastname@example.org.