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Lincoln Blumell

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Department: Ancient Scripture

Title: Associate Professor

Office: 210F JSB

Phone number: (801) 422-2497

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Bio: Received a BA with honors in classical and early Christian studies from the University of Calgary; an MA from the University of Calgary in religious studies (ancient Christianity); an MSt from Oxford (Christ Church) in Jewish studies; and a PhD from the University of Toronto in religious studies (early Christianity). Before coming to BYU, he held a visiting assistant professorship in the Department of Classical Studies at Tulane University in New Orleans.
Courses Taught: New Testament, Book of Mormon, Second Temple Judaism, History of Ancient Christianity (AD 100–400), Persecution and Martyrdom in Ancient Christianity, Egypt in the Roman Empire, Classical Mythology 
Areas of Expertise: New Testament, Second Temple Judaism, History of Ancient Christianity until the Byzantine Period 
Areas of Research: Early Christianity in Egypt, Ancient Christian Letters, Greek Papyrology
Languages: Biblical Hebrew (reading), Sahidic Coptic (reading), Classical Greek (reading), Latin (reading), French (reading), German (reading)