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Andrew Charles Skinner

Andrew Charles Skinner, American history professor, writer. Military history fellow United States Military Academy, 1989.


  • Skinner, Andrew Charles was born on April 25, 1951 in Durango, Colorado, United States. Son of Charles La Verne and Julia Magdalena (Schunk) Skinner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with distinction, University Colorado, 1975. Master of Arts with distinction, Iliff School Theology, Denver, 1978. Master of Theology, Harvard University, 1980.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Denver, 1986.


    • Group manager May Company Department Store, Denver, 1980-1983. Associate studio director Talking Books Public Company, 1984-1988. Instructor history Metro.

      State College, 1984-1988. Professor history Ricks College, Rexburg, Utah, 1988-1992. Professor ancient scripture Brigham Young University, Provo, since 1992, chairman ancient scripture, 1997—2000, dean College of Religious Education, 2000—2006, director Religious Studies Center, since 2000.

      Executive director Neal A. Maxwell Institute Religious Scholarship, since 2005. Chairman Council Religious Endeavors, since 2005. Visiting instructor ancient scripture Brigham Young University, 1987.

      Visiting professor Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies, Israel. Consultant University Without Walls, Loretto Heights College, Denver, 1985-1988. Member editorial staff Dead Sea Scrolls, publication board Israel Antiquities Authority.

      General editor New Testament Commentary, Brigham Young University.


    • The Garden Tomb
    • The concluding scene in the most crucial drama of all time and eternity! On a Friday afternoon almost two thousand years ago, in an obscure part of the Roman empire, the crucified Son of God was laid to rest in a borrowed tomb outside Jerusalem’s city wall.
    • Jerusalem: The Eternal City
    • Latter-day Saints are well aware of the significance of the great city of Jerusalem in our theology and in the history of God's dealings with his people.


    The President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at any given time is a prophet of God in the same way as Abraham, Moses, Isaiah, and the Apostles. Revelation is a continuing process through which God still instructs people.


    Bishop Mormon Church, Denver, 1986-1988, Utah, since 1996. Varsity scout leader Teton Parks council Boy Scouts American, Rexburg, 1988-1989. Host International Scholars Conference on Holocaust and the Churches, 1995.

    Director Orson Hyde Foundation, since 2008. Board directors Children of Israel Foundation, since 2001, Institute for Study and Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts, since 2001. Member American History Association, Society Biblical Literature, Mormon History Association, Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.


    • Married Janet Corbridge, March 22, 1974. Children: Cheryl Lyn, Charles Lon, Kelli Ann, Mark Andrew, Holly, Suzanne.
    • father: Charles La Verne Skinner
    • mother: Julia Magdalena (Schunk) Skinner
    • spouse: Janet Corbridge
    • children: Cheryl Lyn Skinner
    • Charles Lon Skinner
    • Kelli Ann Skinner
    • Mark Andrew Skinner
    • Holly Skinner
    • Suzanne Skinner
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    Born April 25, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1975
      University Colorado
    • 1978
      Iliff School Theology
    • 1980
      Harvard University
    • 1986
      University Denver
    • 2006
      professor, ancient scripture Brigham Young University
    • 1980 - 1983
      Group manager, May Company Department Store
      Denver, Colorado, United States
    • 1984 - 1988
      associate, studio director Talking Books Public Company
    • 1984 - 1988
      instructor, history Metro. State College
    • 1988 - 1992
      professor, history Ricks College
      Rexburg, Idaho, United States
    • 1992
      professor, ancient scripture Brigham Young University
      Provo, Utah, United States
    • 2005
      executive, director Neal A. Maxwell Institute Religious Scholarship
    • 2005
      chairman, Council Religious Endeavors
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