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RTS Master of Arts in Counseling Applications Open for 2022 Cohort

Reformed Theological Seminary is now accepting applications for admission to the 2022 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. The application deadlines for the fall and spring review cycles are November 1, 2021, and February […]

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Dr. Chuck Hill Retires From RTS Orlando

(OVIEDO, Fla.) — Dr. Charles “Chuck” E. Hill, John R. Richardson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, retired in May 2021 after 27 years at RTS Orlando. The RTS Board of Trustees named him Professor Emeritus of New Testament and Early Christianity upon his retirement. Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Hill studied art at the […]

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RTS Orlando Hosts Convocation for 2021-2022 Academic Year

(OVIEDO, Fla.) – RTS Orlando will mark the official beginning of the new academic year with its annual Convocation on August 25. As the hard work and sacrifices of the year await students and faculty alike, Convocation is a moment to recognize that all are part of the work that God is doing at the […]

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Elizabeth Pennock Defends Dissertation

(OVIEDO, Fla.) — Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Pennock has successfully defended her doctoral thesis and officially earned her Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida. A graduate of the RTS MAC program, Dr. Pennock has served as Assistant Professor of Counseling since 2019, teaching a range of core courses […]

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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. Zachary Cole Appointed at RTS Orlando

(OVIEDO, Fla.) – The Board of Trustees of Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Zachary Cole to the faculty of the Orlando campus. Dr. Cole will serve as Associate Professor of New Testament beginning June 1, 2021. RTS Orlando President Scott Swain said, “If ministers are to fulfill their calling […]

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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 Orlando to Host Third Annual Paideia Center Winter Conference

(OVIEDO, Fla.) — The Paideia Center for Theological Discipleship is pleased to announce the dates for its third annual Winter Conference. The conference will be hosted online during the evenings of January 25-28, 2021. The theme of the conference will be “the Christian life.” Topics include the Psalms as a guide to the Christian life, […]

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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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RTS Orlando Announces “Meet the Author” Zoom Series

(OVIEDO, Fla.) — Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando will host multiple “Meet the Author” events this fall. Hosted via Zoom, these events will showcase the variety of publications the Orlando faculty have completed in 2020. The meetings will give both readers and prospective students the opportunity to hear RTS professors discuss their books in their own […]

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RTS Moves Forward with Plans for Fall 2020

Dear RTS family, Your Provost, Chief Officers, Senior Administrators, Presidents, Executive Directors, Deans, and I have been continuously working on our plans for the fall semester and the 2020-2021 academic year amidst the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are excited and thankful to be returning to campuses across our system (with the exception […]

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Allen and Swain Publish Latest Addition to the Oxford Handbook Series

(OVIEDO, Fla.) — RTS Orlando President, Dr. Scott Swain, and RTS Orlando Academic Dean, Dr. Mike Allen, have edited the Oxford Handbook of Reformed Theology. This work is the latest addition to the extensive, multi-disciplinary series of scholarly works published by Oxford University Press. This comprehensive survey features specially commissioned essays by over forty leading […]

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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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