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Nick Frederick

Associate Professor
Ancient Scripture

Biography

Nick Frederick was born in Provo, UT and raised in Delta, UT (Go Rabbits!) After returning from a mission in Brussels, Belgium he attended BYU where he received his B.A. in Classics and his M.A. in Comparative Studies. While completing his M.A. he taught part-time for the Classics department and for the Religion department at BYU. He then attended Claremont Graduate University, where he completed a Ph.D. in the History of Christianity with an emphasis in Mormon Studies, after which he returned to BYU. His research focuses primarily on the intertextual relationship between the text of the Bible and Mormon scripture. He enjoys teaching courses on the Book of Mormon and the New Testament, particularly the writings of Paul and the Book of Revelation. He has been married to Julie Parker Frederick for sixteen years and is the father of four children, Miranda, Samuel, Kassandra and Madelyn. He is passionate about all sports, especially baseball, and enjoys watching old films and reading good books.

Research Interests

The intertextuality between the Bible and Mormon scripture; Early LDS History; Early Christian History.

Teaching Interests

New Testament (especially Second Half) and Book of Mormon.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, History Of Christianity , Mormon Studies, institution ( 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31 )
  • Masters of Arts, Comparative Studies , Classics, institution ( 2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31 )
  • Bachelor of Arts, Classics , Latin, institution ( 2004-01-01 - 2004-12-31 )

Professional Citizenship

  • Editor, Associate Editor, Journal of Book of Mormon Studies, 2019-08-01 - 2019-08-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, Book of Mormon Studies: Towards a Conversation, 2017-01-01 - 2017-01-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, Book of Mormon Studies: Towards a Conversation, 2018-01-01 - 2018-01-31 - 2018-10-01 - 2018-10-31

Courses Taught

2020

  • REL A 275 : Section 002
  • REL A 275 : Section 003
  • REL A 275 : Section 022
  • REL A 212 : Section 006
  • REL A 212 : Section 008
  • REL A 275 : Section 004
  • REL A 275 : Section 024
  • REL A 275 : Section 025
  • REL A 275 : Section 032
  • REL A 275 : Section 033
  • REL A 211 : Section 024
  • REL A 212 : Section 009
  • REL A 212 : Section 012

2019

  • REL A 275 : Section 020
  • REL A 275 : Section 029
  • REL A 275 : Section 030
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 275 : Section 003
  • REL A 275 : Section 005
  • REL A 275 : Section 025
  • REL A 275 : Section 026
  • REL A 275 : Section 030
  • REL A 212 : Section 008
  • REL A 212 : Section 009

2018

  • REL A 275 : Section 027
  • REL A 275 : Section 028
  • REL A 275 : Section 031
  • REL A 275 : Section 032
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 004
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 275 : Section 022

2017

  • REL A 275 : Section 015
  • REL A 275 : Section 026
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 004
  • REL A 121 : Section 001
  • REL A 275 : Section 002
  • REL A 275 : Section 007
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 006
  • REL A 212 : Section 013

2016

  • REL A 275 : Section 005
  • REL A 275 : Section 013
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 004
  • REL A 275 : Section 007
  • REL A 275 : Section 015
  • REL A 275 : Section 019
  • REL A 275 : Section 023

2015

  • REL A 275 : Section 009
  • REL A 275 : Section 013
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 007
  • REL A 212 : Section 009
  • REL A 212 : Section 001
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 003
  • REL A 121 : Section 016
  • REL A 121 : Section 021
  • REL A 121 : Section 023
  • REL A 121 : Section 026

2014

  • REL A 392R: Section 002
  • REL A 392R: Section 003
  • REL A 212 : Section 006
  • REL A 212 : Section 011
  • REL A 212 : Section 001
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 006
  • REL A 121 : Section 021
  • REL A 211 : Section 005
  • REL A 211 : Section 026
  • REL A 211 : Section 028

2013

  • REL A 212 : Section 001
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 008
  • REL A 212 : Section 011
  • REL A 121 : Section 006
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 003
  • REL A 212 : Section 005
  • REL A 212 : Section 008
  • REL A 212 : Section 023

2012

  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 004
  • REL A 212 : Section 006
  • REL A 212 : Section 001
  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 005
  • REL A 212 : Section 019

2011

  • REL A 212 : Section 002
  • REL A 212 : Section 004
  • REL A 211 : Section 001
  • REL A 211 : Section 002

2010

  • REL A 121 : Section 005
  • REL A 121 : Section 011

2009

  • LATIN 111 : Section 001
  • CL CV 110 : Section 001
  • REL A 122 : Section 030
  • REL A 122 : Section 034
  • REL A 211 : Section 029

2008

  • CL CV 241 : Section 001
  • CL CV 110 : Section 001
  • REL A 212 : Section 009
  • REL A 212 : Section 010
  • LATIN 111 : Section 001
  • CL CV 110 : Section 001
  • CL CV 201 : Section 002
  • CL CV 110 : Section 001
  • REL A 211 : Section 016
  • REL A 212 : Section 017
  • REL A 212 : Section 018
  • REL A 212 : Section 021
  • REL A 212 : Section 022

2007

  • REL A 211 : Section 032
  • CL CV 241 : Section 001
  • CL CV 201 : Section 001
  • CL CV 110 : Section 001

2006

  • CL CV 110 : Section 002

2005

  • CL CV 110 : Section 002
  • CL CV 110 : Section 002

2004

  • CL CV 110 : Section 002

Publications

  • Frederick NJ. August 15, 2016. Joseph Smith's Seer Stones. Provo: Religious Studies Center, BYU, and Deseret Book.

Presentations

  • Frederick NJ. “Outlining the Contours of the Great and Abominable Church,”. Book of Mormon Studies Association. November, 2019.
  • Frederick NJ. "The Daughter of Jared: Text, Context and Intertext". Book of Mormon Studies: Toward A Conversation. October, 2018.
  • Frederick NJ. The "TheParadoxical Lamb and the Christology of John’s Apocalypse". Sperry Symposium. October, 2018.
  • Frederick NJ. “The Lamb of God in the Book of Mormon and the New Testament”. Book of Mormon Studies: Toward A Conversation. October, 2017.
  • Frederick NJ. “Old Wine in New Bottles: Exploring the Use of the Old Testament in the Doctrine and Covenants”. Sperry Symposium. October, 2017.
  • Frederick NJ. “The Use of the Old Testament in the New Testament Gospels”. Sperry Symposium. October, 2017.
  • Frederick NJ. The Atonement in the Book of Mormon. Regional SBL-AAR. May, 2016.
  • Frederick NJ. “D&C 93 and the Hermenuetics of Theological Innovation”. PNW Regional SBL. April, 2015.
  • GW, Frederick N. Inventing the Buddhist Bible in Japan: From Nanjō Bun'yū to Numata Yehan. Third International Conference on the Chinese Buddhist Canon. April, 2015.
  • Frederick NJ. “Full of grace, mercy, and truth”: Exploring the Complexities of the Presence of the New Testament within the Book of Mormon. Exploring the Complexities in the English Language of the Book of Mormon. March, 2015.
  • Frederick NJ. Peter in the Apocryphal Tradition. 2014 Sperry Symposium. October, 2014.
  • Frederick NJ. D&C 93, Text, and Translation. Second Annual Conference on Book of Mormon: Translation. August, 2014.
  • Frederick NJ. “What hath Jerusalem to do with Zarahemla?”. PNW Regional SBL. May, 2014.
  • Frederick NJ. “The Book of Mormon as a Comparative Text”. First Annual Conference on the Book of Mormon: Text and Context. August, 2013.
  • Frederick NJ. Joseph Smith’s Engagement with the Gospel of John,” . Joseph Smith and the Ancient World. March, 2013.
  • Frederick NJ. “Using the Gospel of John to Understand the Text of the Revelations”. Sperry Symposium. October, 2012.
  • Frederick NJ.  “’As Your Father Also Is Merciful:’ Luke’s “Sermon on the Plain” as a Pattern for the Development of Mercy”. Sperry Symposium. October, 2010.
  • Frederick NJ.  “The Johannine Voice of Joseph Smith”. Mormon Summer Fellows. July, 2010.
  • Frederick NJ.  “Joseph Smith and the Prophet Persona”. The Life and Thought of Joseph Smith. February, 2010.
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