Victor L. Ludlow
Department: Ancient Scripture
Bio: Dr. Victor L. Ludlow is a scholar of Isaiah and Judaism. He graduated with high honors from BYU and was a Danforth Fellow at Harvard and Brandeis Universities, where he received a Ph.D. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies. Professor Ludlow's scholarship explores the areas of Bible studies, the Middle East, Jewish history and theology, and comparative Latter-day Saint theology. He has authored numerous articles and the books: Unlocking the Old Testament; Isaiah: Prophet, Seer, and Poet; Principles and Practices of the Restored Gospel; and Unlocking Isaiah in the Book of Mormon. His most recent audio lecture is “Latter-day Insights: The Middle East.”
Courses Taught: Writings of Isaiah, Judaism and the Gospel, Book of Mormon, Old Testament
Areas of Expertise: Professor Ludlow's scholarship explores the areas of Bible studies, the Middle East, Jewish history and theology, and comparative Latter-day Saint theology, with a special emphasis upon covenants.
Areas of Research: Isaiah, Covenants, Judaism, History of the House of Israel, Agency, Gospel Principles
Languages: German (fluent), Hebrew (reading), some Arabic, French, and Latin