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Nick Frederick

Associate Professor
Ancient Scripture

Continuing Education
Provo, UT 84602


Nick Frederick is an associate professor at Brigham Young University. He was born in Provo and raised in Delta, Utah (Go Rabbits!). After returning from a mission in Brussels, Belgium, he attended BYU, where he received his BA in Classics (2004) and his MA in Comparative Studies (2006). While completing his MA, he taught part-time for Classics and for Religious Education. He then attended Claremont Graduate University, where he completed a PhD in the History of Christianity with an emphasis in Mormon Studies (2013), after which he returned to BYU to teach full-time in Religious Education. His research focuses primarily on the intertextual relationship between the text of the Bible and Latter-day Saint scripture, specifically the Book of Mormon. He enjoys teaching courses on the Book of Mormon and the New Testament, particularly the writings of Paul and the book of Revelation. He has been married to Julie Parker Frederick for eighteen years and is the father of four children, Miranda, Samuel, Kassandra, and Madelyn. He is passionate about all sports, especially baseball and hockey, and enjoys watching old films and reading good books.

Research Interests

The intertextuality between the Bible and Mormon scripture; Early LDS History; Early Christian History.

Teaching Interests

New Testament (especially Second Half) and Book of Mormon.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, History Of Christianity , Mormon Studies, Claremont Graduate University (2013)
  • Masters of Arts, Comparative Studies , Classics, Brigham Young University (2006)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Classics , Latin, Brigham Young University (2004)

Courses Taught


Michael Hubbard MacKay Nicholas J Frederick
Nick Frederick