Allen is a doctoral student in the Historical Theology program at Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary under the supervision of Dr. Adriaan Neele. His research focuses on post-Reformation developments with special attention paid to the establishment of Reformed theology at Old Princeton Seminary (ca. 1812-1929), America’s first Presbyterian seminary. His specialty focuses on the contributions of Samuel Miller (1769-1850) to the founding and establishment of the Princeton Theology.
Prior to the commencement of his doctoral studies at PRTS, Allen completed a B.S. in Social Sciences at Troy University in 2006; an MDiv at Reformed Theological Seminary in 2009, and a ThM in 2011 under the supervision of John Muether, and Andrew Hoffecker.
Alongside his scholarly work, he is also a Presbyterian pastor (PCA) in Southern Mississippi. He is married to Lindsay and they have three children (Hanna, Samuel, and Andrew).
“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”
(1) Troy University (BSc in Social Sciences)
(2) Reformed Theological Seminary (MDiv)
(3) Reformed Theological Seminary (ThM)
(4) Puritan Reformed Theological Seminary (PhD – in progress)