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John Allard, O.P.

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

jallard@providence.edu
401-865-1986
St. Catherine of Siena Hall 002

Education:

Ph.D. - Catholic University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Research interests include Dominican spirituality during the medieval and renaissance periods, especially the work of the Dominican friars in the city of Florence during the 1400s.In addition, the intersection between spirituality and social criticism, as found in the writings of Dorothy Day and the Trappist monk, Thomas Merton, has been of interest.


Recent Presentations:

Allard, O.P., John., Annual Meeting: American Academy of Religion, Washington, DC, "Intimations of Mystical Consciousness in Alternative Poetry". November, 2006.

Allard, O.P., John., Renaissance Medievalisms Conference, Toronto, Canada, "Savonarola's Rhetoric of Semplicita". October, 2006.


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