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RJ Gore New
Gore, R. J.

Professor of Systematic Theology
Dean Emeritus

Telephone: 864-378-7923

In 2015, Dr. Gore retired as an Army Chaplain (Colonel) after twenty-nine years of Active and Reserve service. He has been the pastor of a small church and has held many leadership roles in his presbytery and denomination. He has authored two books, contributed to a volume of sermons from Operation Iraqi Freedom, and has published numerous articles in various journals and periodicals. He is a minister in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, and he serves as the Chair of the Seminary Faculty.

Education and Credentials
  • PhD (historical and theological studies), Westminster Theological Seminary
  • DMin (preaching), Erskine Theological Seminary
  • MA (biblical literature), STM (New Testament), Faith Theological Seminary
  • MA (religious studies), St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
  • MA (pastoral studies), Bob Jones University
  • MSS (strategic studies), U.S. Army War College
  • Ordained Minister (ARP)
Recent Publications
  • Getting Started. The Greater Heritage, 2023.
  • Celebration. ETS Press, 2018.
  • “Keeping Pace with the Changing Culture,” presentation at North Carolina Chaplains Association, 2018.
  • Covenantal Preaching: Toward a Theology of Word and World. Dissertation, Erskine Theological Seminary, 2009.
  • Covenantal Worship: Reconsidering the Puritan Regulative Principle. Presbyterian and Reformed, 2002.
Experience and Ministry
  • Dean of the Seminary, Erskine Theological Seminary
  • Chaplain, American Legion Post 2, Abbeville, SC
  • Army Command Chaplain, 108th Training Command
  • Pulpit Supply, Church of the Good Shepherd, N. Augusta, SC
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