Jennifer C. Lane is the Dean of the Faculty of Religious Education at Brigham Young University – Hawaii. She received her PhD in Religion, with an emphasis in the history of Christianity, from Claremont Graduate University in 2003. She received her MA and BA degrees from Brigham Young University in ancient Near Eastern studies and history respectively. She serves on the Board of the Society for Mormon Philosophy and Theology. Her presentations and publications include work on adoptive redemption in the Old Testament, the writings of Paul, and the Book of Mormon; Franciscan piety in late medieval Jerusalem pilgrimage and interactions with eastern Christians; New Testament historical context; and Latter-day Saint theology and doctrine.