Institute for Religion & Critical Inquiry

Professor Pauline Allen, FAHA, FBA

Professor Pauline Allen, FAHA, FBA

Biblical and Early Christian Studies

pauline.allen@acu.edu.au

BA (UQ), BA (UNE), BA Double First Class Hons (UNE), MA Hons (UNE), Dip. Middeleeuwse Studies (KU Leuven), DPhil (Oxon)

After studying in Australia, Leuven and Oxford, Professor Pauline Allen was a Postdoctoral Fellow at KU Leuven and lecturer at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Following a Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung in Frankfurt am Main she returned to Australia. She is Foundation Director of the Centre for Early Christian Studies at ACU, a former Vice-President, Secretary General and President of the Association Internationale d’Etudes Patristiques and a co-founder with Professor Shinro Kato (Tokyo) of the Asia-Pacific Early Christian Studies Society.

Key publications

Sophronius of Jerusalem and Seventh-Century Heresy. The Synodical Letter and Other Documents.Translated and annotated by Pauline Allen. Oxford Early Christian Texts.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Chrysostom, John. Homilies on Philippians. Introduced, translated, and annotated by Pauline Allen. Writings from the Greco-Roman World 36.  Atlanta: SBL Press, 2013.

Allen, Pauline and Bronwen Neil, Crisis Management in Late Antiquity (410-590 CE): A Survey of the Evidence from Episcopal Letters. Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae 121. Brill: Leiden, 2013.

Allen, Pauline and C.T.R. Hayward, Severus of Antioch. The Early Church Fathers. London and New York: Routledge, 2004.

Mayer, Wendy, and Pauline Allen. The Churches of Syrian Antioch (300-638 CE). Late Antique History and Religion 5. Leuven, Paris, Walpole, MA: Peeters, 2012