Dr. Holly Catterton Allen
Dr. Holly Catterton Allen is Professor of Family Science and Christian Ministries at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee where she holds a joint appointment in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Bible and Ministry. She teaches undergraduate courses such as Nurturing Spiritual Development in Children and Family Ministry. Dr. Allen has previously taught at John Brown University, Biola University, and Abilene Christian University.
Dr. Allen’s Ph.D. is from Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, California. Her areas of scholarly interest are children’s spirituality and intergenerational issues. Her most recent book (with Christine Ross) is Intergenerational Christian Formation: Bringing the Whole Church Together in Ministry, Community, and Worship (InterVarsity Press, 2012). Her first book, Nurturing Children’s Spirituality: Christian Perspectives and Best Practices (Cascade), an edited volume, was released in 2008.