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Dana Pike

Professor
Ancient Scripture

210H JSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Bio: Pike has taught at BYU since 1992. He received his B.S. in Near Eastern Archaeology and Anthropology from Brigham Young University (1978), and his Ph.D. in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies from the University of Pennsylvania (1990).

After serving seven years as the Coordinator for the interdepartmental Ancient Near Eastern Studies major, and four years as an Associate Dean of Religious Education, he served as Chair of the department of Ancient Scripture until 2020.

Courses Taught: Old Testament (RELA 301, 302) New Testament (RELA 211, 212), ANES 310 (History and Culture of Ancient Israel), ANES 430R (Advanced Topics in ANES)

Areas of Expertise: Hebrew Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls, Ancient Near Eastern Studies

Areas of Research: Ancient Israelite names, religion, and culture; Hebrew Bible; Dead Sea Scrolls

Languages: Ancient Hebrew and related ancient Semitic languages

Honors and Awards

  • Regional Senior Scholar, Society of Biblical Literature / American Academy of Religion (2013 - 2013)
  • Richard L. Anderson Research Award, BYU (College of) Religious Education (2005 - 2005)

Administrative Assignments

  • Ancient Scripture Dept: Department Chair (2017 - Present)
  • Religious Education: Associate Dean (2013 - 2017)
  • Religious Studies Center Publications: Director (2012 - 2013)
  • : International Area Studies Coordinator (2005 - 2012)

Memberships

  • American Oriental Society (1995 - Present)
  • American Schools of Oriental Research (1995 - Present)
  • Society of Biblical Literature (1990 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Other, Society of Biblical Literature regional meeting (2018 - 2018)
  • Committee/Council Member, Regional Society of Biblical Literature (2000 - 2017)
  • Other, The Leonardo Museum Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls (2013 - 2014)
  • Other, American Schools of Oriental Research (1997 - 2004)
  • Editor, Associate Editor, International Team of Editors of the Dead Sea Scrolls (1994 - 2002)
  • Board Member, International Board of Advisors for the BYU / FARMS “Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Reference Library” (1996 - 1998)
  • Other, Springville High School Sterling Scholarship program (1995 - 1996)
  • Other, “LDS Perspectives on the Dead Sea Scrolls” (1995 - 1996)

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