About the Contributors
Philip A. Allred has a B.A. in political science and is a candidate for a master's degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame. He serves as an instructor for the Church Educational System in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
James T. Duke earned a Ph.D. in sociology from UCLA and is professor of sociology at Brigham Young University.
John Gee is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Egyptology at Yale University.
Alan Goff earned a D.A. in humanistic studies, with a dual emphasis on literary theory and continental philosophy, and is an adjunct professor of English at Glendale Community College in Arizona.
Matthew Roper is a senior in history at Brigham Young University.
Brian Darrel Stubbs has an M.A. in linguistics and is an instructor at the College of Eastern Utah-San Juan Campus.
John A. Tvedtnes, who earned an M.A. in linguistics and an M.A. in Middle East studies (Hebrew), is senior project manager with the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies.
John W. Welch, J.D., is professor of law at the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and the editor-in-chief of BYU Studies.