Alonzo L. Gaskill is a Professor of Church History and Doctrine. He holds a Bachelors degree in Philosophy, a Masters in Theology, and a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies. Brother Gaskill has taught at Brigham Young University since 2003. Prior to coming to BYU he served in a variety of assignments within the church Educational System--most recently as the director of the LDS Institute of Religion at Stanford University (1995-2003).
Courses Taught: Since coming to BYU, Brother Gaskill has taught the following courses: The Gospel and World Religions; Christian History; Book of Mormon; New Testament; Pearl of Great Price; Doctrine and Covenants.
Areas of Expertise: Scriptural and Temple Symbolism; Post Vatican II Catholicism; Jehovah's Witnesses; Eastern Orthodoxy.
Areas of Research: The Fall of Adam and Eve; Scriptural and Temple Symbolism; Early Christian History and Doctrines; Catholicism; Jehovah's Witnesses; Eastern Orthodoxy; Various Other World Religions
Languages: Training in New Testament Greek, Middle Egyptian, and Biblical Hebrew.