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Terry Ball

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Department: Ancient Scripture

Title: Professor

Office: 210H JSB

Phone number: (801) 422-3357

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Bio: Dr. Terry B. Ball is a professor of ancient scripture and former dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University. He received his BS from BYU in botany and education. His MA is from BYU in ancient Near Eastern studies, and his PhD 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, Latter-day Saint Theology and the Environment, Phytolith Systematics

Languages: Japanese (speak), Biblical Hebrew (read)