Dr. Pike has taught at BYU since 1992. He currently serves as the Coordinator for the Ancient Near Eastern Studies major. After receiving his B.S. in Near Eastern Archaeology and Anthropology from Brigham Young University (1978), he went on to earn a Ph.D. in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies from the University of Pennsylvania (1990).
Pike currently teaches classes in the New Testament, Old Testament,
and Ancient Near Eastern Studies. He focuses mainly on the Hebrew Bible
and Ancient Near Eastern Studies and researches Ancient Israelite names,
religion, and culture. His training in Ancient Hebrew and related ancient
Semitic languages are vital to his scholarship.
———. "Is the Plan of Salvation Attested in the Dead Sea Scrolls?" In LDS Perspectives on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Edited by Donald W. Parry, and Dana M. Pike.
———. "Before Jeremiah Was: Divine Election in the Ancient Near East." In A Witness for the Restoration: Essays in Honor of Robert J. Matthews. Edited by Kent P. Jackson and Andrew C. Skinner. Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2007, 33–59.
———. "Review of ‘Dead Sea Scrolls and the Mormon Connection'." FARMS Review. 9, no. 2, 88–98.
———, David Rolph Seely. "'Upon All the Ships of the Sea, and Upon All the Ships of Tarshish': Revisiting 2 Nephi 12:16 and Isaiah 2:16." Journal of Book of Mormon Studies. 14, no. 2, 12–25.
———. "Israelite Inscriptions from the Time of Jeremiah and Lehi." In Glimpses of Lehi's Jerusalem. Edited by David R. Seely, JoAnn H. Seely, and John W. Welch.
Pike, Dana M. "Jesus, the Great Shepherd–King." In Celebrating Easter. Edited by Thomas A. Wayment and Keith J. Wilson. Provo: BYU Religious Studies Center, 2007, 61–86.
———. "Recovering the World of the Bible [as Part of the Restoration of All Things]." In Prelude to the Restoration: From Apostasy to the Restored Church. 2004 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium; Salt Lake City: Deseret, 2004, 159–84.
———. "Israelite Inscriptions from the Time of Jeremiah and Lehi." In Glimpses of Lehi's Jerusalem. Edited by David R. and Jo Ann Seely and John W. Welch. Provo, Utah: FARMS/BYU, 2004, 193–244.
———. "Jesus before Jewish Authorities." In From the Last Supper through the Resurrection: The Savior's Final Hours. Edited by Richard N. Holzapfel and Thomas A. Wayment. Salt Lake City: Deseret, 2003, 210–68.
———. "Assyria" (75–77), "Babel, Tower of" (84) "Israel, Historical Background of" (406–418), "Judah" (472–473), "Messiah" (536–537), and "Syria" (749–750). In Book of Mormon Reference Companion. Edited by Dennis L. Largey, et al. Salt Lake City: Deseret, 2003.
———. "4Q466, Text Mentioning ‘Congregation of the Lord,'" and "4Q467, Text Mentioning ‘Light to Jacob.'" Discoveries in the Judaean Desert, XXXVI. New York: Oxford UP, 2000, 396–400.
———, and Andrew C. Skinner, with a contribution [Appendix] by Terrence L. Szink, Discoveries in the Judean Desert, XXXIII, Qumran Cave 4, XXIII: Unidentified Fragments. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
———. "‘A Light to Jacob' and Other Interesting Finds in 4QMiscellaneous." With Andrew C. Skinner. In The Dead Sea Scrolls Fifty Years After Their Discovery: Proceedings of the Jerusalem Congress, July 20–25, 1997. Edited by Lawrence H. Schiffman, Emanuel Tov, and James C. VanderKam. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 2000, 385–90.
———. "Unidentified Fragments." Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Edited by Lawrence H. Schiffman and James C. VanderKam. New York: Oxford UP, 2000, 955.
———. "4QMiscellaneous Fragments: Progress and Problems." With Andrew C. Skinner. In The Provo International Conference on the Dead Sea Scrolls: New Texts, Reformulated Issues, and Technological Innovations. Edited by Donald W. Parry and Eugene C. Ulrich. New York: E. J. Brill, 1998, 161–70.
———. "‘How Beautiful Upon the Mountains': The Imagery of Isaiah 52:7–10 and Its Occurrences in the Book of Mormon." In Isaiah in the Book of Mormon. Edited by Donald W. Parry and John W. Welch. Provo, Utah: FARMS, 1998, 249–291.
Donald W. Parry and Dana M. Pike, eds. LDS Perspectives on the Dead Sea Scrolls. (Provo, UTah: FARMS, 1997).
Dennis A. Wright, Craig J. Ostler, and Dana M. Pike, eds. Voices of the Old Testament Prophets. (1997 Sidney B. Sperry Symposium; Salt Lake City: Deseret, 1997).
Dana M. Pike, "The Book of Numbers at Qumran: Texts and Context," in Current Research and Technological Developments on the Dead Sea Scrolls. Eds. Donald W. Parry and Stephen D. Ricks (New York: E.J. Brill, 1996), 166–193.