Redeemer Seminary

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Redeemer Seminary
Established 1999
Type Evangelical, Reformed Seminary
President Steven T. Vanderhill
Location Dallas, Texas, USA
Affiliations P.C.A., A.R.P., E.P.C.

Redeemer Seminary (also known as Redeemer Theological Seminary) is an Evangelical, Reformed, Christian theological seminary based in Dallas, Texas with a branch in Austin.


Redeemer Seminary in Dallas was originally founded by Westminster Theological Seminary as a Texas campus in 1999 before officially becoming an independent institution in 2009.[1] Westminster Seminary itself was founded in 1929 after breaking away from the Princeton Theological Seminary (founded 1812) over theological disagreements regarding liberal and conservative interpretations of the Bible within the Presbyterian tradition.[2] Redeemer has faculty members ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America, the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church and the Evangelical Presbyterian Church.[3]


The Seminary has several programs, offering a Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.), Master of Arts (M.A.) and Certificate of Christian Studies.

Notable faculty and graduates[edit]

  • Paul David Tripp, professor of Pastoral Life and Care[4] - Periodically commutes from Philadelphia, PA.
  • Sinclair Ferguson, professor of Systematic Theology - Periodically commutes from Scotland where he retired to after resigning from First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC.
  • Dan McCartney, professor of New Testament
  • Esther Meek, Adjunct professor of Apologetics - Periodically commutes from Pennsylvania where she serves as a professor at Geneva College.


  1. ^ Westminster Seminary in Texas becomes Redeemer Seminary in Dallas February 25, 2009 The Aguila Report
  2. ^ Bradley J. Gundlach, Process and Providence: The Evolution Question at Princeton 1845-1929, (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2013) pg. 11
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