About the Reviewers

Duane Boyce earned a Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy from Brigham Young University and conducted his postdoctoral study in developmental psychology at Harvard University. He is a partner in The Arbinger Company, a management consulting firm headquartered in Salt Lake City.

Richard H. Cracroft, who has a Ph.D. from Wisconsin, is professor of English and director of the Center for the Study of Christian Values in Literature at Brigham Young University, where he lectures on the literature of the Latter-day Saints.

Ralph C. Hancock earned a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard and currently serves as professor of political science at Brigham Young University.

Paul Hoskisson received his Ph.D. in ancient Near Eastern studies from Brandeis University and serves as associate dean of religious education at Brigham Young University.

John Gee is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Egyptology at Yale University.

Neal W. Kramer is assistant dean of general education and honors at Brigham Young University and currently serves as president of the Association for Mormon Letters.

T. Allen Lambert has a master’s degree in sociology from Washington University (St. Louis). He has done extensive work in two doctoral programs?sociology and social psychology at Washington University and rural sociology and political economy of development at Cornell University. He presently owns and operates a small computer business in New York.

Don Norton has a master’s degree in English from Brigham Young University and an “ABD” (all but dissertation) degree from the University of Minnesota. He is currently an assistant professor of English at Brigham Young University.

L. Ara Norwood, B.A., is completing a graduate degree at Claremont Graduate University. He serves as CEO of PanOptics in California.

Daniel C. Peterson earned a Ph.D. in Near Eastern languages and cultures from the University of California at Los Angeles and is associate professor of Islamic studies and Arabic at Brigham Young University.

Dana M. Pike has a Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Near Eastern studies from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia). He is an assistant professor in the Department of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University and a member of the international team of editors of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

J. Howard Rytting has a Ph.D. in chemistry from Brigham Young University and is professor of pharmaceutical chemistry at the University of Kansas.

Madison U. Sowell earned a Ph.D. in Romance languages from Harvard and serves as professor of Italian and comparative literature, and chair of the Department of French and Italian at Brigham Young University.

John S. Thompson received an M.A. in Near Eastern studies from the University of California at Berkeley and is currently a CES coordinator in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

John A. Tvedtnes, M.A., is senior project manager with the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies.

Richard D. Van Orden, who earned an MLS degree in librarianship at the University of Oregon and an M.A. in history from the University of Utah, currently serves as program manager, Users Council, for the OCLC Online Computer Library Center in Dublin, Ohio.