Department: Ancient Scripture
Office: 210H JSB
Phone number: (801) 422-3357
Bio: Dr. Terry B. Ball is a Professor of Religious Education at Brigham Young University. He received his B.S. from BYU in Botany and Education. His M.A. is from BYU in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, and his Ph.D. from BYU in Archaeobotany with the emphasis in the Ancient Near East. He has taught and traveled extensively in the Holy Land, including teaching at the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies. He and his wife DeAnna have six children.
Courses Taught: Book of Mormon, New Testament, Old Testament, Writings of Isaiah
Areas of Expertise: Brother Ball’s recent ancient scripture research has focused primarily on the prophet Isaiah. In addition to teaching and researching in ancient scripture, Brother Ball is an active researcher in the field of Archaeobotany.
Areas of Research: Isaiah, LDS Theology and the Environment, Phytolith Systematics
Languages: Japanese (speak), Biblical Hebrew (read)