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Dr. Robert L. Reymond Called Home to Glory
By Covenant Seminary on Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Posted In: Alumni, Article, News

The Covenant Seminary family extends condolences to the family of Dr. Robert L. Reymond, who was promoted to glory on September 20, 2013. Dr. Reymond served as a professor of systematic theology at Covenant Theological Seminary from 1968 to 1990. He later taught at Knox Theological Seminary.

Born in 1932 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Dr. Reymond served in ordained ministry in both the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) and the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC) at several churches in Missouri, Illinois, and Florida. He served also on the PCA General Assembly’s Theological Examining Committee. His widely read New Systematic Theology of the Christian Faith was published in 1998. A list of resources by Dr. Reymond is available at The Gospel Coalition.

Dr. Reymond is survived by his wife Shirley, three children, and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be held on Thursday, September 26, at Redeemer Presbyterian Church, in Overland, Kansas. Visitation is at 10 a.m. and the funeral service is at 11 a.m. Dr. Reymond will be laid to rest in the graveyard next to the church.

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[MDiv] - 
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[DMin] - 
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