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Dr. Justin Reid Allison

Professor of New Testament
403.443.5511 ext 449


  • BA in Classics and Philosophy (magna cum laude), University of Arkansas
  • MDIV (summa cum laude), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • ThM in New Testament (summa cum laude), Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
  • PhD in New Testament, Durham University


Justin, Andrea, and their three young daughters have come to Prairie from Arkansas, their home state in the southern US. Justin taught in a local high school and served as a part-time pastor prior to his graduate education. Justin’s research interests include the relationship between Paul and Greco-Roman philosophy, the theological interpretation of scripture, and spiritual theology.


  • Saving One Another: Philodemus and Paul on Moral Formation in Community. Ancient Philosophy & Religion 3. Brill, 2020.
  • “Closing the Gap: Conference Articles.” Co-edited with Walter Moberly and B. G. White. Journal of Theological Interpretation (vol. 14, 2020) . 
  • “Paul and Philodemus” in Paul and the Giants of Philosophy. Edited by Dave Briones, Joseph Dodson (IVP Academic, 2019).