Ronald Allen, a native of Poplar Bluff Missouri and ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ),is Professor of Preaching and Gospels and Letters. He has been at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, IN since 1982.
He received the PhD dgree from Drew University (1977),MDiv from Union Theological Seminary in New York (1974), and the AB from Phillips University (1971). From 1977 to 1982 he and his spouse, the Reverend Linda McKiernan-Allen, were coministers of First Christian Church, Grand Island, Nebraska.Rev. McKiernan-Allen is currently Minister at West Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Tipton, Indiana.
In addition to over 100 articles and chapters in books, Allen is the author of more than thirty books that are available from The Christian Theological Seminary Bookstore.