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M. Prudence Allen

Sister Mary Prudence Allen
  • Author
  • Former professor and department chair at St. John Vianney Seminary
Sister M. Prudence Allen, PhD, of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, is the author of a study titled “The Concept of Woman,” tracing the under­standing of woman in relation to man in the work of more than seventy philosophers through the ages. She has done extensive research on the development of feminism throughout history and has authored numerous scholarly articles on theological and philosophical themes. She was instru­mental in the formation of Endow, dedicated to the promotion of a new feminism based on the teachings of Pope John Paul II. Sister Allen was previously a philosophy professor and department chair at St. John Vianney Seminary in Denver.