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Brown, S. Kent

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1940-

Biographical History

S. Kent Brown (b. 1940) was a professor of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

S. Kent Brown was born on October 1, 1940. Brown received a Bachelors degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1967 in Classical Greek and minored in Near Eastern languages. In 1972, he received his Ph.D. from Brown University in Religious Studies with an emphasis in New Testament and early Christian studies. From 1993 to 1996, he served as the director of the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies and at one point he served as the director of Ancient Studies at BYU. He retired from BYU in 2006. Brown married Gayle Oblad and together they had five children.

Citation

Familysearch, Aug. 21, 2014 (S Kent Brown: United States Public Records, 1970-2009; b. Oct. 1, 1940)

UPB Files, Aug. 21, 2014 (S. Kent Brown; professor of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University; current director of Ancient Studies on campus; director of the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies 1993-1996; B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1967; Classical Greek; minor in Near Eastern languages; Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Brown University in 1972; emphasis in New Testament and early Christian studies)

BYU religious education, September 25, 2015 (S. Kent Brown; faculty member from 1971 to 2006; m. Gayle Oblad and had five children)

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

S. Kent Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 6287
Scope and Contents Contains files documenting Brown's writings and research while at Brigham Young University. Materials include correspondence related to the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, files related to the Journey of Faith and the Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior projects, and his correspondence. Also included are drafts and research notes for his works on Luke and other important Christian leaders.
Dates: 1971-2012

S. Kent Brown papers on the Brigham Young University Coptic and Arabic collections

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5695
Scope and Contents Materials consist of photographs, translations, descriptions, and records regarding Brigham Young University's Coptic and Arabic manuscript collections. Dated 1980-1984.
Dates: 1980-1984

S. Kent Brown slides of ancient documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6781
Abstract This collection contains slides made from photographs taken during the 1970s or 80s of a copy of the Nicene Creed.
Dates: 1970-1980

S. Kent Brown correspondence, 1982-1992

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6287 Series 5
Scope and Contents note Contains contains letters to or from Brown, primarily in correspondence with Robert J. Matthews and various Institutes of Religion. Material dates from 1982-1992.
Dates: 1982-1992

S. Kent Brown papers on Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior, 2000

 Series — Carton: 2, Folder: 23-25
Identifier: MSS 6287 Series 3
Scope and Contents note Contains reviews, video, audio, and content outlines, sample vignettes, articles, team papers, and correspondence concerning Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior. Material dates from 2000.
Dates: 2000

S. Kent Brown papers on Journal of Book of Mormon studies, 2001-2007

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6287 Series 1
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence, articles, research, memoranda, reviews, submission discs, and other papers by editors and contributors to the Journal of Book of Mormon Studies (JBMS). Material dates from 2001-2007.
Dates: 2001-2007

S. Kent Brown papers on Luke, 1987-2012, bulk: 2003-2012

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6287 Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains drafts, emails, and notes pertaining to research work done by Brown on the Gospel according to Luke. Material dates from 1987-2012, bulk 2003-2012.
Dates: 1987-2012; Majority of material found within 2003-2012

S. Kent Brown papers on Oman and Yemen-Jordan, 1999-2005

 Series — Carton: 3, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: MSS 6287 Series 4
Scope and Contents note Contains contacts in the Middle East, trip itineraries and descriptions of goods for Journey of Faith, correspondences, memoranda, newspaper clippings, ship building photographs, maps, leaflets, and other papers concerning Middle Eastern trips and research. Material dates from 1999-2005.
Dates: 1999-2005

S. Kent Brown papers on Prince of Egypt, 1998-1999, bulk: 1998 May-December

 Series — Carton: 2, Folder: 22
Identifier: MSS 6287 Series 2
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence and study guides concerning Prince of Egypt. Material dates from 1998-1999.
Dates: 1998-1999; Majority of material found within 1998 May-December

S. Kent Brown research, 1971-2011, bulk: 1990-2001

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6287 Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains documents, notes, emails, scripts, drafts, photographs, transparencies and copies of publications that pertain to research work done by Brown on the New Testament, Book of Mormon, and for the documentary Messiah: Behold the Lamb of God. Material dates from 1971-2011.
Dates: 1971-2011; Majority of material found within 1990-2001