Dr. Paul Allen is Associate Professor in the Department of Theological Studies at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He specializes in systematic theology, the science-theology dialogue and theological anthropology. His publications include his doctoral dissertation, published as Ernan McMullin and Critical Realism in the Science-Theology Dialogue and (with Peter M.J. Hess) Catholicism and Science. More recently, he has written Theological Method: A Guide for the Perplexed (London: T & T Clark, 2012) as well as articles in journals such as Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly and the Heythrop Journal of Theology. He has taught courses introducing theology, political theology, the Christian Understanding of God and the thought of Pope Benedict XVI. His BioLogos grant project is entitled: “Creatures of God: An Evangelical-Catholic Dialogue on Sin, Evolution and Human Nature”. He lives in Montreal with his wife and two children.
A Creation Mandate for a New ‘Evangelicals and Catholics Together’
With their complementary strengths, Evangelicals and Catholics could serve future efforts that struggle to promote created human nature and protect nature itself from exploitation.