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Ronald B. Allen

Senior Professor of Bible Exposition

Diploma, California Lutheran Bible School, 1960; BA, California State University at Los Angeles, 1964; ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1968; ThD, 1973; DD, Rocky Mountain Bible College and Seminary, 2009.

In addition to his teaching responsibilities at Dallas Seminary, Dr. Allen ministers as a guest professor or lecturer in schools in North America and in numerous countries abroad. He preaches in churches across the country, speaks at Bible conferences, regularly leads study tours in Israel, Turkey, and Greece, and has been a biblical and theological consultant for Maranatha! Music. He has written a dozen books, was one of the senior editors for The New King James Version, Old Testament, and was the Old Testament editor for both The Nelson Study Bible (aka The NKJV Study Bible) and The Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary. His ongoing research interests are in the worship of God and in studies of the grace of God in Hebrew Scripture.

Ronald B. Allen
office:
TODD 301h
phone:
214-887-5092
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  • BE102 - Old Testament History I
  • BE103 - Old Testament History II and Poetry
  • BE104 - Old Testament Prophets
  • BE107 - Hebrews, General Epistles, and Revelation
  • BE1001 - Analysis of Old Testament Books
  • BE109 - Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and Selected Epistles
  • BE2006 - Seminar in Torah and the Former Prophets
  • BE405 - Exposition of Genesis
  • BE410 - The Wisdom Books
  • BE415 - The Book of Isaiah
  • BS1001 - Old Testament Backgrounds
Books
Contributions
  1. "Worship in the Psalms: Exodus 15 and the Praise of God, Part 1." Reformation & Revival 9, no. 2 (2000). 103-113.
  2. "Worship in the Psalms: Exodus 15 and the Praise of God, Part 2." Reformation & Revival 9, no. 3 (2000). 109-118.
  3. "The Messiah in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra 154 (1997). 497-498.
  4. "On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 387-395.
  5. "On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 259-269.
  6. "On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 131-140.
  7. "On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra 153 (1996). 3-11.
  8. "Elijah the Broken Prophet." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 22 (1979). 193-202.
  9. "The Old Testament in Contemporary Preaching." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 17 (1974). 190-191.

Academic Interests

  • Teaching areas focused on Hebrew Scripture
  • Issues of the worship of God
  • The grace of God

Personal Interests

  • Family activities four grown children and ten grandchildren
  • Reading - these days lots done on a Kindle
  • Love of music - particularly classical opera and 40s big bands
  • Road bicycling - including day-long events and week-long treks
  • Walking and hiking - including fast walking in full marathons
  • Massage therapy—Licensed Massage Therapist certified in several western modalities plus full Thai massage (studied in Chiang Mai Thailand)

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