Ligon Duncan is Chancellor, CEO, and John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology at Reformed Theological Seminary, as well as serving as the Chairman of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.
Duncan a native of Greenville, South Carolina, was born and reared in the home of an eighth generation Southern Presbyterian Ruling Elder. He is a graduate of Furman University and Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis, (1986 MDiv; 1987 MA Historical Theology). He studied Systematic Theology at the Free Church of Scotland College under Professor Donald Macleod (1988-1990) and earned the PhD (Ecclesiastical History and Systematic Theology) at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 1995. He has written and edited several books including Give Praise to God and The Westminster Confession into the 21st Century (4 vols.).
Dr. Duncan and his wife Anne have two teenagers and reside in Jackson, Miss.
- Four Views on The Role of Works at the Final Judgment
- The Experience of God
- Jacob Arminius, Theologian of Grace
- The Twilight of the American Enlightenment
- Reconsidering Calvin
- Housewife Theologian and Extravagant Grace
- Godly Republicanism
- Antinomianism: Reformed Theology's Unwelcome Guest?
- The Case for the Psalms: Why They are Essential
- God's Presence
Preaching through John's gospel, I have paused to meditate upon the person and work of John the Baptist. Here was one who came as a "witness, to bear witness about the Light" (Jn 1:6). Consistently (1:7, 14, 20) we are told that the Baptist was not the Light but a witness to the Light.
One of the amusing things I have noticed in the last twelve months or so has been a shift in the rhetoric used by members of the older generation (40 plus) surrounding what twenty- and thirty-somethings will believe. Five years...