S. Kent Brown
Brown received his B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in classical Greek with a minor in Near Eastern Studies. He then went on to receive his Ph.D. from Brown University. He joined the faculty of BYU in 1971. From 1978-1979 he was a fellow of the American Research Center in Egypt. From 1993-1996 he was the director of the BYU Jerusalem Center, a position he again held from 2009 until August 2010. He has also served as a fellow of the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.
Brown served as an editor of the Encyclopedia of Mormonism and as the managing editor of the Coptic Encyclopedia. He has also been an editor of the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies. He also edited the Historical Atlas of Mormonism along with Donald Q. Cannon and Richard H. Jackson.
Brown was a consultant in the production of the film The Prince of Egypt. He was also the Executive Producer and a commentator in the documentaries "Journey of Faith", "Journey of Faith: The New World", and "The Messiah: Behold the Lamb of God".
- First name from doctoral dissertation entry at Google Books. See: Brown, Scott Kent. "James: A Religio-historical Study of the Relations Between Jewish, Gnostic, and Catholic Christianity in the Early Period Through an Investigation of the Traditions about James the Lord's Brother". Google Book Search. Retrieved 2009-05-12.
- See author description in: Brown, S. Kent (October 1988). "Whither the Early Church?". Ensign: 7. Retrieved 2009-05-12.
- "Historical Atlas of Mormonism". Alibris. Retrieved 2009-05-12.
- Parry et al., ed., Echoes and Evidences of the Book of Mormon, (Provo: FARMS, 2002) p. 501.
- Maxwell Institute biography
- BYU faculty biography page
- Listing of books by Brown
- Deseret Book bio
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