John Thompson

John S. Thompson obtained his BA and MA in Ancient Near Eastern Studies (Hebrew Bible) from BYU and UC Berkeley respectively and completed a PhD in Egyptology at the University of Pennsylvania. He was an employee of the Seminaries and Institutes of Religion for 28 years, most recently as a Coordinator and Institute Director in the Cambridge, Massachusetts, area. Now a full-time researcher and writer for Scripture Central, John’s research interests and publications focus primarily on early Egyptian religion, the Book of Abraham, as well as ancient & modern priesthood, temple ritual, and covenant theology. He and his wife Stacey make their home in Orem, Utah, where they welcome their nine children and four grandchildren.

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