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Coronavirus Updates

Updated July 12, 2021, 11:30 AM CT This fall, all of our campuses are offering in-person classes, including RTS New York City.   Updated May 27, 2021, 6:00 PM CT Dr. Duncan reflects on the past year and provides an update for the rest of 2021.   Updated September 14, 2:45 PM CT Dr. Duncan […]

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Dr. Miles Van Pelt Teaches Akkadian at RTS Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Miles Van Pelt, Alan Hayes Belcher, Jr. Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages and Academic Dean, taught the Akkadian language as an elective course at Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson during the spring 2021 semester. Akkadian is an ancient Semitic language, sharing many common linguistic features with Hebrew and Aramaic. It […]

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Dr. Julius Kim to Deliver 2021 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. Julius J. Kim will deliver the 2021 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures at RTS Jackson. Dr. Kim serves as the president of The Gospel Coalition, a position he has held since February 2020. Prior to that, he served for 20 years as the […]

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Dr. Guy Richardson Retires From RTS

On May 31, 2021, Dr. Guy Richardson retired from his service to Reformed Theological Seminary. During his 22 years at RTS, Dr. Richardson was the second longest-serving president for RTS Jackson and has served as full-time faculty and director of the Masters of Arts in Counseling (MAC) Program for the Jackson and Orlando RTS campuses. […]

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RTS Announces Summer 2021 Courses

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce its schedule of course offerings for the summer 2021 semester. The seminary plans to be on campus in all locations, except New York City, with face-to-face residential education. With more than 50 intensive residential course offerings, students will have the opportunity to study with RTS faculty from across the […]

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RTS Jackson Announces Online Event Schedule

RTS Jackson is pleased to announce the spring 2021 lineup of monthly online discussion forums. Each month, an RTS Jackson faculty member addresses an area of their expertise to edify participants. These monthly events are designed to help alumni and friends, current and prospective students, for growth in both their personal lives and Christian service. […]

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Dr. J.V. Fesko Appointed to Faculty Chair Position

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. J.V. Fesko as the Harriet Barbour Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at RTS Jackson, effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Ligon Duncan, Chancellor, CEO, and President of RTS Jackson, said, “RTS Jackson is blessed to have John Fesko as a […]

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Dr. Guy Waters Publishes New Book

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Dr. Guy P. Waters has recently published a new book, For the Mouth of the Lord Has Spoken: The Doctrine of Scripture. Dr. Waters is the James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary Jackson and Academic Dean for the Dallas and Houston campuses. Dr. Waters shared the […]

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RTS Announces Spring 2021 Course Offerings

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce its schedule of course offerings for the spring 2021 semester. The seminary plans to be on campus in all locations, except New York City, with face-to-face residential education. In addition to its full slate of residential courses, RTS will also offer seven Remote Live courses and one sync […]

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RTS Libraries Acquire ProQuest Ebooks

The Reformed Theological Seminary libraries are now providing the ProQuest Religion & Philosophy ebook collection to all RTS students. The collection offers over 16,000 ebooks in full-text format, all pertinent to theological studies. The RTS libraries already provide resources such as academic journal databases and EBSCO ebooks. The addition of the ProQuest ebook collection offers […]

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RTS Announces Application Deadlines for the 2021 Master of Arts in Counseling Cohorts

Reformed Theological Seminary is now accepting applications for admission to the 2021 Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) cohorts at the Jackson and Orlando campuses. Candidates may participate in one of two review cycles in the fall or spring. Dr. Jim Hurley, Professor of Counseling, remarked, “Each summer, we welcome up to 24 new students […]

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Dr. Ligon Duncan to Deliver 2020 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures at RTS Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III will deliver the 2020 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures at RTS Jackson. Dr. Duncan is the Chancellor & CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary, the president of RTS Jackson, and the John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology. […]

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RTS Jackson Faculty Serves in Local Churches During Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic closed the doors of churches across Mississippi for almost three months before reopening. Throughout the process, many of the RTS Jackson faculty have faithfully served local churches. Dean of Students Charlie Wingard highlighted the importance of faculty involvement in the local church. “We introduce students to the treasures of biblical studies, […]

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Dr. John McCarty Retiring from RTS Jackson Library

(JACKSON, Miss.) — On July 31, 2020, Dr. John “Mac” McCarty will retire from his position as the Circulation and Acquisitions Specialist at the RTS Jackson library. During his 24 years at RTS Jackson, Dr. McCarty’s faithful and humble service has blessed many students, faculty, and staff. Dr. McCarty joined the RTS Jackson staff in […]

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RTS Campuses Host Creative Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

At the beginning of April, the administration of RTS decided to cancel all spring 2020 commencement ceremonies due to concerns about gathering during the coronavirus pandemic. In the cancellation announcement, Chancellor and CEO Dr. Ligon Duncan shared a letter with the RTS community, addressing the class of 2020. “While it is a disappointment to us […]

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RTS Announces Plans for Fall 2020 Classes

Earlier this week, the Reformed Theological Seminary Leadership Team met to discuss plans for the fall semester. I’m pleased to announce that, Lord willing (James 4:15), our plan for fall 2020 is to offer on-campus and in-person education on our campuses. Our community desires to be back together as students, faculty, and staff, but we […]

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