Jason Robert Combs is an Assistant Professor of Ancient Scripture at Brigham Young University. He joined the BYU faculty in 2016 after working as a lecturer at High Point University, Guilford College, and UNC-Greensboro in North Carolina. Combs earned his Bachelor’s degree in Near Eastern Studies from Brigham Young University. He holds Master's degrees in Biblical Studies from Yale Divinity School and in Classics from Columbia University. He earned his Ph.D. in Religious Studies with an emphasis on the history of early Christianity from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Courses Taught: New Testament, Hebrew Bible / Old Testament, Book of Mormon, Birth of Christianity, World Religions.
Areas of Expertise: New Testament, Second Temple Judaism, History of Christianity (1st–3rd Cen CE), New Testament Apocrypha.
Areas of Research: Cultural history of early Christianity, religious experience, dreams/visions.
Languages: Classical Greek (reading), Latin (reading), Biblical Hebrew (reading), Syriac (reading), French (reading), German (reading and beginning conversational), French (reading), Italian (reading), Spanish (conversational and reading).