Andrew C. Skinner is Professor of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University. He earned a B.A. in history at the University of Colorado; an M.A. from the Iliff School of Theology in Jewish Studies, and a Th.M. from Harvard in Biblical Hebrew. He did graduate work at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel. His Ph.D. was awarded from the University of Denver in Near Eastern and European History, specializing in Judaism.
Dr. Skinner taught four years at Ricks College and has filled three assignments at the BYU Jerusalem Center, where he served as a faculty member and taught Near Eastern Studies. He served as the Dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University and chair of the department of Ancient Scripture at BYU. He and his wife Janet Corbridge reside in Lindon, Utah, and they are the parents of six children.
New Testament Commentary publication: Acts.
Selected publications pertinent to the New Testament
Dr. Skinner is the author or co-author of over 100 publications, including:
With D. Kelly Ogden and David B. Galbraith, Jerusalem: The Eternal City (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1996).
With D. Kelly Ogden, New Testament Apostles Testify of Christ (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1998).
With Dana M. Pike, Discoveries in the Judaean Desert: The Unidentified Fragments from Qumran Cave 4 (which is an analysis of all the unidentified Hebrew and Aramaic Dead Sea Scroll texts) (Oxford University Press, 2001).
With W. Jeffery Marsh, Scriptural Parables for the Latter Day (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002).
Gethsemane (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 2002).
“Two Crucified Men: Insights into the Death of Jesus of Nazareth,” in Bountiful Harvest: Essays in Honor of S. Kent Brown, ed. Andrew C. Skinner, D. Morgan Davis, and Carl Griffin (Brigham Young University, 2011).
Areas of Expertise: Hebrew Bible; Dead Sea Scrolls; Ancient Near East History; U.S. Military History
Languages: Hebrew; Aramaic.