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Victor L. Ludlow

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Department: Ancient Scripture

Title: Professor

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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