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Nov 23, 2020

On today’s episode of the Journeywomen podcast we get to hear from Dr. Ligon Duncan on the topic of systematic theology. Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III is the Chancellor & CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary and the John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology. He served as Senior Minister of the historic First Presbyterian Church (1837) in Jackson, Mississippi for 17 years (1996-2013). He is co-founder of Together for the Gospel, Senior Fellow of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood (having served as both Chairman of the Board and President), and was President of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals from 2004-2012. Dr. Duncan served as the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (2004-2005). He studied at Furman University, Greenville, SC (BA); Covenant Theological Seminary, St. Louis (M.Div., MA, cum laude); and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (Ph.D.). In addition to editing, writing, and contributing to numerous books and being involved in various facets of ministry, he and his wife Anne reside in Jackson, MS and have two adult children.





Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief by Bruce Milne

Concise Theology by J.I. Packer



John 14:1

John 16:33



  • How does studying theology help us grow in maturity and godliness?
  • How does careful study of what the whole Bible says about a particular topic help us to better understand and articulate what the Bible teaches?
  • How, specifically, did this episode grow your understanding of and love for God?
  • How can you go about applying your theology to your daily life?
  • What are you going to do or implement as a result of what you’ve learned this week?



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