Philip Allred was born in Ankara, Turkey. He served his mission in Osaka Japan. Philip was sealed to Jennifer Lindeman, and is blessed with 3 children. He taught for Seminary & Institutes and BYU-Idaho, and served as Chair of Religious Education. He has degrees in Political Science (BYU, ISU) and Theology (Notre Dame). Philip's dissertation focused on the intersection between religion and political party affiliation. He was a faculty member at the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies (2015-2016). Philip has extensive religious history academic travel experience in Europe, the Mediterranean, and lands of the Bible. Hi teaching and curriculum emphasize on The Eternal Family and the Pearl of Great Price. His published work includes lifelong discipleship keys in Deuteronomy, parenting in the Book of Mormon, contextual word studies in the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants, and internal authorship in the Book of Mormon.