Dr. Leonard Allen

The Beauty of a Providential Movement: A Study of Restoration History

Leonard Allen is dean of the College of Bible, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN. He has taught theology, ethics, and philosophy, serving as a visiting professor at Biola University, adjunct professor at John Brown University and Fuller Theological Seminary, and professor at Abilene Christian University. He holds a Ph.D. in History of Christian Thought from the University of Iowa and is the author of several books, including The Cruciform Church: Becoming a Cross-Shaped People in a Secular World; The Contemporaries Meet the Classics on Prayer; Distant Voices: Discovering a Forgotten Past for a Changing Church; and recently Poured Out: The Spirit of God Empowering the Mission of God. He is married to Holly and they have three children and five grandchildren.