About the Contributors

Ken Haulbrock has a B.A. degree in English from Brigham Young University. He is working as a Software Quality Assurance manager with Capital One Financial Services in Richmond, Virginia.

Massimo Intorovigne, a law and philosophy graduate, is the director of the Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) in Turin, Italy, and a part-time professor of religious studies in the Faculty of Theology of Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome.

Noel B. Reynolds has a Ph.D. in Near Eastern Religions from the University of California at Berkeley and Graduate Theological Union. He is a professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages at Brigham Young University.

David E. Sloan has an MBA and a J.D. from the University of Utah. He is a tax and estate-planning attorney at the law firm of Van Cott, Bagley in Salt Lake City.

Robert F. Smith, who formerly had research grants from FARMS, continues his endeavors in the southern California area.

Brian D. Stubbs has an M.A. in linguistics and is an instructor at the College of Eastern Utah—San Juan Campus.

John A. Tvedtnes, who earned an M.A. in linguistics and an M.A. in Middle East studies (Hebrew), is senior project manager with the Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies.