Andrew H. Hedges

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Andrew H. Hedges (born 1966) is a co-editor of the Joseph Smith Papers,[1] and from 1995[2] until 2009[3] was an associate professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU).

He received his bachelor's degree from Weber State University, a master's degree in Near Eastern Studies from BYU and his Ph.D. in American History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[1]

Hedges has written a paper on the early history of the Ogden Valley after Mormon settlement there.[4] He was also the author of On This Day in Church History: An Illustrated Almanac of the Latter-day Saints. He co-authored The Doctrine and Covenants: Revelations in Context with Alonzo L. Gaskill and J. Spencer Fluhman.[5] He was also a co-editor of Regional Studies in Latter-day Saint Church History: Pennsylvania and New York. He also wrote the chapter "Isaiah in America" in Isaiah in the Book of Mormon (Provo: FARMS, 1998).[6] Most recently Hedges published with Richard N. Holzapfel the journal of Lorenzo Snow for the period he was imprisoned on polygamy charges.[7]


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