Andrew C. Skinner is an award-winning professor of Ancient Scripture and Near Eastern Studies at BYU. He is the author or co-author of 20 books, including Discoveries in the Judaea Desert, Unidentified Fragments from Cave 4 (Oxford), and most recently, To Become Like God: Witnesses of our Divine Potential (Deseret Book). He has also edited 6 books and published over 100 articles on religious and historical topics. He served as Dean of Religious Education and founding director of the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship at BYU. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Dead Sea Scrolls Foundation. He is married to Janet Corbridge Skinner and they have 6 children and 9 grandchildren.