Works of S. Kent Brown

 

Books and Articles

 

 

 

 

1970

 

 

“A Guide to Literature on Religion” (brochure). Providence, RI: Brown University Press, 1970. 10 pages.

 

 

1973

 

 

“James the Just and the Question of Peter’s Leadership in the Light of New Sources.” In Sidney B. Sperry Symposium Papers, 10–16. Provo, UT: BYU Press, 1973.

 

 

1974

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs. “The Messiah and the Manuscripts.” Ensign, September 1974, 68–73.

 

 

“Jesus and the Gospels in Recent Literature: A Brief Sketch.” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 9/3 (1974): 71–73.

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs and Thomas W. Mackay. “Footnotes to the Gospels.” Ensign, October 1974, 52–54.

 

 

1975

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs and Thomas W. Mackay. “Footnotes to the Gospels: The Sermon on the Mount.” Ensign, January 1975, 30–31.

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs and Thomas W. Mackay. “Footnotes to the Gospels.” Ensign, February 1975, 50–51.

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs and Thomas W. Mackay. “Footnotes to the Gospels.” Ensign, March 1975, 34–35.

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs. “The 40-Day Ministry.” Ensign, August 1975, 6–11.

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs. “The Apocalypse of Peter: Introduction and Translation.” BYU Studies 15/1 (1975): 131–45.

 

 

“Jewish and Gnostic Elements in the Second Apocalypse of James.” Novum Testamentum 17 (1975): 225–37.

 

 

1980

 

 

“The Ostraca of the Coptic Museum: A Preliminary Report,” Newsletter of the American Research Center in Egypt, no. 111 (Spring 1980): 38–42.

 

 

“Biblical Egypt: Land of Refuge, Land of Bondage.” Ensign, September 1980, 44–50.

 

 

“Extracanonical Literature: The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament.” In A Symposium on the New Testament, 45–49. Salt Lake City: Church Educational System, 1980.

 

 

1981

 

 

“Microfilming Coptic Records in Egypt: Report of a Research Development Trip.” Newsletter of the American Research Center in Egypt, no. 114 (Spring 1981): 11–17.

 

 

“Microfilming.” Bulletin d’Arabe chrétien 5/1–3 (1981): 79–86.

 

 

1982

 

 

“Autocephalos.” In Dictionary of the Middle Ages, 13 vols., edited by Joseph R. Strayer, 2:9–10. New York: Scribner’s, 1982.

 

 

1983

 

 

“The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Mormon Perspective.” BYU Studies 23/1 (1983): 49–66.

 

 

“The Four Gospels as Testimonies.” In The Eleventh Annual Sidney B. Sperry Symposium Papers, 43–56. Provo, UT: BYU Press, 1983.

 

 

“The Seventy in Scripture.” In A Symposium on the Old Testament, 27–32. Salt Lake City: Church Educational System, 1983.

 

 

1984

 

 

“Jesus among the Nephites: When Did It Happen?” In A Symposium on the New Testament, 74–77. Salt Lake City: Church Educational System, 1984. Revision reprinted by FARMS (Provo, Utah), 1989.

 

 

“Lehi’s Personal Record: Quest for a Missing Source.” BYU Studies 24/1 (1984): 19–42.

 

 

“History and Jeremiah’s Crisis of Faith.” In Isaiah and the Prophets, edited by Monte S. Nyman, 103–18. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1984.

 

 

“Microfilming Coptic and Arabic Manuscripts in Egypt.” Coptologia 5 (1984): 63–67.

 

 

With Robert J. Matthews and Victor L. Ludlow. “The Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible: A Panel.” In Scriptures for the Modern World, edited by Paul R. Cheesman and C. Wilfred Griggs, 75– 99, especially 80–88, 92–94. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1984.

 

 

1985

 

 

“Approaches to the Pentateuch.” In Studies in Scripture, Volume Three: The Old Testament, edited by Kent P. Jackson and Robert L. Millet, 13–23. Salt Lake City: Randall Book, 1985.

 

 

“Microfilming Coptic Records in Egypt: Report of a Research Development Trip.” In Acts of the Second International Congress of Coptic Studies, Roma, 22–26 September 1980, edited by Tito Orlandi and Frederik Wisse, 27–29. Rome: CIM, 1985.

 

 

1986

 

 

“Trust in the Lord: Exodus and Faith.” In The Old Testament and the Latter-day Saints: Sperry Symposium 1986, 85–94. Salt Lake City: Randall Book, 1986.

 

 

“The Testimony of Mark.” In Studies in Scripture, Volume Five: The Gospels, edited by Kent P. Jackson and Robert L. Millet, 61–87. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1986.

 

 

“The Nag Hammadi Library: A Mormon Perspective.” In Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints, edited by C. Wilfred Griggs, 255–83. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1986.

 

 

“Coptic and Greek Inscriptions from Christian Egypt: A Brief Review.” In The Roots of Egyptian Christianity, edited by Birger A. Pearson and James E. Goehring, 26–41. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986.

 

 

1987

 

 

“Whither the Early Church?” in Studies in Scripture, Volume Six: Acts to Revelation, edited by Robert L. Millet, 276–84. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1987.

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs. “The Postresurrection Ministry.” In Studies in Scripture, Volume Six: Acts to Revelation, edited by Robert L. Millet, 12–23. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1987.

 

 

1988

 

 

“Whither the Early Church?” Ensign, October 1988, 6–10.

 

 

1989

 

 

“Man and Son of Man: Issues of Theology and Christology.” In The Pearl of Great Price: Revelations from God, edited by H. Donl Peterson, 57–72. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1989.

 

 

1990

 

 

“The Seventy in Scripture.” In By Study and also by Faith: Essays in Honor of Hugh W. Nibley on the Occasion of his Eightieth Birthday (March 27, 1990), 2 vols., edited by John M. Lundquist and Stephen D. Ricks, 1:25–45. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1990.

 

 

“The Exodus.” Ensign, February 1990, 54–57.

 

 

“The Exodus Pattern in the Book of Mormon.” BYU Studies 30/3 (1990): 111–42.

 

 

“A Communiqué: Microfilming the Manuscripts of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt.” In Coptic Studies: Acts of the Third International Congress of Coptic Studies (Warsaw, 20–25 August, 1984), edited by Włodzimierz Godlewski, 71–73. Warsaw: Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1990.

 

 

1991

 

 

“Nephi’s Use of Lehi’s Record.” In Rediscovering the Book of Mormon, edited by John L. Sorenson and Melvin J. Thorne, 3–14. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and FARMS, 1991.

 

 

“Act of Peter,” “Apocalypse of Peter,” “Butler, Alfred Joshua,” “Discourse on the Eighth and Ninth,” “Evetts, Basil T.A.,” “Gospel of the Egyptians,” “Gospel of the Truth,” “Keimer, Ludwig,” “Ladeuze, Paulin,” “Ostracon,” “Plato’s Republic,” “Prayer of Thanksgiving,” “Thunder, Perfect Mind.” In The Coptic Encyclopedia, edited by Aziz S. Atiya. New York: Macmillan, 1991.

 

 

“The Preservation on Microfilm of Coptic and Arabic Manuscripts for Posterity—A Serious Challenge.” Newsletter of the American Research Center in Egypt, no. 153 (1991): 7–11.

 

 

“Apostle,” “Gethsemane,” “Israel: Overview,” “Lehi.” In The Encyclopedia of Mormonism, edited by Daniel H. Ludlow. New York: Macmillan, 1991.

 

 

1992

 

 

“Alma’s Conversion: Reminiscences in His Sermons.” In The Book of Mormon: Alma, The Testimony of the Word, edited by Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr., 141–56. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1992.

 

 

“Egypt, History of (Greco-Roman),” “Egyptian, The,” “Sayings of Jesus, Oxyrhynchus,” “Souls, Preexistence of,” “Truth, Gospel of.” In The Anchor Bible Dictionary, 6 vols., edited by David Noel Freedman. New York: Doubleday, 1992.

 

 

“The Prophetic Laments of Samuel the Lamanite.” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 1/1 (1992): 163–80.

 

 

1993

 

 

“The Book of Hosea.” In Studies in Scripture: 1 Kings to Malachi, edited by Kent P. Jackson, 4:61–67. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1993.

 

 

“An Easter Calendar on Limestone.” In Acts of the Fifth International Congress of Coptic Studies, 2 vols., edited by David W. Johnson, 2:79–90. Rome: CIM, 1993.

 

 

“Moses and Jesus: The Old Adorns the New.” In The Book of Mormon: 3 Nephi 9–30, This Is My Gospel, edited by Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr., 89–100. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1993.

 

 

1994

 

 

“The Exodus: Seeing It as a Test, a Testimony, and a Type.” Tambuli, March 1994, 34–43; this article was published in the International Magazines in twenty-three other languages as well, e.g., “Der Exodus: Prüfung, Zeugnis und Beispiel.” Der Stern, March 1994, 34–43.

 

 

Edited with Donald Q. Cannon and Richard H. Jackson. Historical Atlas of Mormonism. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994.

 

 

1997

 

 

“Oxyrhynchus.” In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, edited by Eric M. Meyers, 4:194–95. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

 

 

Edited and introduced: Yigael Yadin, “Masada: Herod’s Fortress and the Zealot’s Last Stand.” In Masada and the World of the New Testament, edited by John F. Hall and John W. Welch, 15–32. Provo, UT: BYU Studies, 1997.

 

 

“A Case for Lehi’s Bondage in Arabia.” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 6/2 (1997): 205–17.

 

 

1998

 

 

Edited and introduced: Jacques Tagher, Christians in Muslim Egypt: An Historical Study of the Relations between Copts and Muslims from 640 to 1922, translated from Arabic by Ragai Makar. Altenberge, Germany: Oros Verlag, 1998. xx + 294 pages.

 

 

Edited: “Planning Research on Oman.” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 7/1 (1998): 12–21.

 

 

A study guide for the movie “The Prince of Egypt” (DreamWorks). 25 pages.

 

 

From Jerusalem to Zarahemla: Literary and Historical Studies of the Book of Mormon. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 1998. xi + 169 pages.

 

 

1999

 

 

“ ’The Place That Was Called Nahom’: New Light from Ancient Yemen.” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 8/1 (1999): 66–68.

 

 

2000

 

 

“Jesus’ Sermon on the Last Days: Matthew 24.” In Brigham Young University 1999–2000 Speeches, 69–77. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 2000.

 

 

Edited with Daniel H. Ludlow and John W. Welch. A Light to All the World: The Book of Mormon Articles from the Encyclopedia of Mormonism. Provo, UT: FARMS, 2000. xvii + 323 pp., with index of scriptural passages.

 

 

“Marriage and Treaty in the Book of Mormon: The Case of the Abducted Lamanite Daughters.” In The Disciple as Scholar: Essays on Scripture and the Ancient World in Honor of Richard Lloyd Anderson, edited by Stephen D. Ricks, Donald W. Parry, and Andrew H. Hedges, 1–18. Provo, UT: FARMS, 2000.

 

 

“Seventy.” In Encyclopedia of Latter-day Saint History, edited by Arnold K. Garr, Donald Q. Cannon, and Richard O. Cowan, 1091–93. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2000.

 

 

2001

 

 

With David R. Seely. “Jeremiah’s Imprisonment and the Date of Lehi’s Departure.” Religious Educator 2/1 (2001): 15–32.

 

 

Edited with Kaye T. Hanson and James R. Kearl. Finding God at BYU. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 2001.

 

 

2002

 

 

“The Temple in Luke–Acts.” In Revelation, Reason, and Faith: Essays in Honor of Truman G. Madsen, edited by Donald W. Parry, Daniel C. Peterson, and Stephen D. Ricks, 615–33. Provo, UT: FARMS, 2002.

 

 

“New Light from Arabia on Lehi’s Trail.” In Echoes and Evidences of the Book of Mormon, edited by Donald W. Parry, Daniel C. Peterson, and John W. Welch, 55–125. Provo, UT: FARMS, 2002.

 

 

With Richard Neitzel Holzapfel. Between the Testaments: From Malachi to Matthew. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002. xx + 268 pages, 10 maps and chronological chart.

 

 

Mary and Elisabeth: Noble Daughters of God. American Fork, UT: Covenant Communications, 2002. 122 pages, one map.

 

 

2003

 

 

“The Arrest.” In From the Last Supper through the Resurrection: The Savior’s Final Hours, edited by Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and Thomas A. Wayment, 165–209. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003.

 

 

“Abraham,” “Alma2,” “Anoint,” “Brazen Serpent,” “Covenant People of the Lord,” “Curse, Cursing(s),” “Exodus, the,” “Fiery Flying Serpents,” “Goodly Parents,” “Hiss and a Byword,” “Isles of the Sea,” “Israel, House of,” “Jacob1,” “Lamanites, Twenty- four Daughters of,” “Lehi, Book of,” “Lehi, Journey of, to the Promised Land,” “Man, Creation of,” “Moses,” “Mosiah, Book of,” “Nephi, First Book of,” “Nephi’s Psalm,” “Rend, Rent.” In Book of Mormon Reference Companion, edited by Dennis L. Largey et al. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2003.

 

 

2004

 

 

“Jerusalem Connections to Arabia in 600 B.C.” In Glimpses of Lehi’s Jerusalem, edited by John W. Welch, David R. Seely, and Jo Ann H. Seely, 625–46. Provo, UT: FARMS, 2004.

 

 

Voices from the Dust: Book of Mormon Insights. American Fork, UT: Covenant Communications, 2004. xvi + 216 pages, 2 maps, 1 chart.

 

 

2005

 

 

“Zacharias and Elisabeth, Joseph and Mary.” In The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ: From Bethlehem through the Sermon on the Mount, edited by Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and Thomas A. Wayment, 91–120. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2005.

 

 

With Richard D. Draper and Michael D. Rhodes. The Pearl of Great Price: A Verse-by-Verse Commentary. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2005. xi + 447 pages.

 

 

2006

 

 

“The Twelve.” In The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ: From the Transfiguration through the Triumphal Entry, edited by Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and Thomas A. Wayment, 98–124. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006.

 

 

With Richard Neitzel Holzapfel. The Lost 500 Years: What Happened between the Old and New Testaments, a special illustrated edition. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2006. xx + 179 pages, 10 maps, 6 charts.

 

 

Edited with Peter N. Johnson. Journey of Faith: From Jerusalem to the Promised Land. Provo, UT: The Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship, 2006. ix + 172 pages, fully illustrated.

 

 

“The Manuscripts of the Gospel of Judas.” BYU Studies 45/2 (2006): 15–20.

 

 

With Richard Neitzel Holzapfel and Dawn C. Pheysey. Beholding Salvation: The Life of Christ in Word and Image. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book and BYU Museum of Art, 2006. xi + 116 pages, fully illustrated.

 

 

“Refining the Spotlight on Lehi and Sariah.” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 15/2 (2006): 44–57.

 

 

2007

 

 

“Ammonihah: Measuring Mormon’s Purposes.” In A Witness for the Restoration: Essays in Honor of Robert J. Matthews, edited by Kent P. Jackson and Andrew C. Skinner, 165–75. Provo, UT: BYU Religious Studies Center, 2007.

 

 

“The Hunt for the Valley of Lemuel.” Journal of Book of Mormon Studies 16/1 (2007): 64–73.

 

 

2009

 

 

With assistance from Aida el-Sayed. The Ostraca of the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo, Egypt. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2009. xiii + 377 pages.

 

 

2011

 

 

“The Savior’s Compassion.” Ensign, March 2011, 51–53.

 

 

Book Reviews

 

 

Review of Nag Hammadi Codices III, 2 and IV, 2: The Gospel of the Egyptians, by Alexander Böhlig and Frederick Wisse with Pahor Labib. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research, no. 228 (December 1977): 78–79.

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs and H. Kimball Hansen. Review of April Sixth, by John C. Lefgren. BYU Studies 22/3 (1982): 375–83.

 

 

With C. Wilfred Griggs and H. Kimball Hansen. “Afterwords” (on April Sixth by J. Lefgren). BYU Studies 23/2 (1983): 252–55, especially p. 255.

 

 

Review of Der Herrenbruder Jakobus und die Jakobustradition, by Wilhelm Pratscher. Journal of Biblical Literature 109 (Spring 1990): 162–64.

 

 

Review of LDS Perspectives on the Dead Sea Scrolls, edited by Donald W. Parry and Dana M. Pike. FARMS Review of Books 10/2 (1998): 141–46.

 

 

Films

 

 

Golden Road, executive producer for a 60-minute documentary on the fabled incense trail that ran from southern Arabia into the Mediterranean region. 2005.

 

 

Journey of Faith, executive producer for a 90-minute documentary on the journey of Lehi and Sariah from Jerusalem to the New World. 2005.

 

 

Journey of Faith: The New World, executive producer for a 90-minute documentary on the Book of Mormon in the New World. 2007.

 

 

Messiah: Behold the Lamb of God, executive producer for a seven- part documentary on Jesus Christ. 2010.