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Office
TODD 301h
Phone
214-887-5092

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 DTS, Dr. Allen 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 on of the senior editors for The New King James Version; Old Testament; and was the Old Testament editor for both The Nelson Study Bible (also known as The New King James Study Bible) and The Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Commentary. Aside from his academic pursuits, Dr. Allen loves to ride his bicycle—the one that fits into his suitcase—and is licensed as both, a massage therapist and instructor.

Courses Taught

  • BE102 - Old Testament History I
  • BE103 - OT History II & Poetry
  • BE104 - OT Prophets
  • BE107 - Hebrews, General Epistles, & Revelation
  • BE109 - Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, & Selected Epistles
  • BE405 - Exposition of Genesis
  • BE415 - The Book of Isaiah
  • BE1001 - Argument of OT Books
  • BE2006 - Sem in Torah & the Former Proph
  • BS1001 - OT Backgrounds

Interests

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).

Books

DTS Voice Videos

Sola Gratia
Your Word: A Lamp
A Talk on Talk
God's Loyal Love
Incongruent and Inappropriate
A Most Treasured Thing
Having A Merry Heart
Fly, Thought, on Golden Wings
Knowledge, Fear, Wisdom
Oh How I Love Your Law, O Lord
You Need to Know Your Dates!
Let's Turn That Puppy Over
The Circle of Prayer
The Pleasure of God
Seeking Shelter Under God's Protection
Lord Remember David!
Modeling Christ's Humility
Worship in the Epistle to the Ephesians
A Song of My Father
An Old Man's Psalm
Don't Ask Where is God? but Where are We?
Collateral Blessing

DTS Voice Articles

Journal Articles

  • "Worship in the Psalms: Exodus 15 and the Praise of God, Part 2." Reformation & Revival (9:3). 2000. 109-118.
  • "Worship in the Psalms: Exodus 15 and the Praise of God, Part 1." Reformation & Revival (9:2). 2000. 103-113.
  • "The Messiah in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra (154). 1997. 497-498.
  • "On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 387-395.
  • "On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 259-269.
  • "On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 131-140.
  • "On Paths Less Traveled : Discovering the Savior in Unexpected Places in the Old Testament." Bibliotheca Sacra (153). 1996. 3-11.
  • "Elijah the Broken Prophet." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (22). 1979. 193-202.
  • "The Old Testament in Contemporary Preaching." Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society (17). 1974. 190-191.