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Alonzo L. Gaskill

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Department: Church History

Title: Professor

Office: 270K JSB

Phone number: (801) 422-2190

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Bio: Alonzo L. Gaskill is a professor of Church history and doctrine. He holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy, a masters in theology, and a PhD in biblical studies. Brother Gaskill has taught at Brigham Young University since 2003. Before coming to BYU, he served in a variety of assignments within the Church Educational System—most recently as the director of the institute of religion at Stanford University (1995–2003).

Courses Taught: Since coming to BYU, Brother Gaskill has taught the following courses: The Gospel and World Religions, Christian History, Book of Mormon, New Testament, Pearl of Great Price, Doctrine and Covenants.

Areas of Expertise: Scriptural and Temple Symbolism, Post Vatican II Catholicism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Eastern Orthodoxy.

Areas of Research: The Fall of Adam and Eve, Scriptural and Temple Symbolism, Early Christian History and Doctrines, Catholicism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Eastern Orthodoxy, Various Other World Religions

Languages: Training in New Testament Greek, Middle Egyptian, and Biblical Hebrew