Sorenson, John L.

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SORENSON, John L. American, b. 1924. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, faculty member, 1953-55 and 1958-64; General Research Corp., Santa Barbara, CA, head of social sciences, 1964-69; Bonneville Research Corp., Provo, president, 1969-71; Brigham Young University, faculty member, 1971-86, professor emeritus of anthropology, 1986-. Publications: Nephite Culture, 1977; An Ancient American Setting for the Book of Mormon, 1985, rev. ed., 1996; (with M.H. Raish) Pre-Columbian Contact with the Americas across the Oceans: An Annotated Bibliography, 2 vols, 1990, 2nd ed., 1996; (ed. with M.J. Thorne) Rediscovering the Book of Mormon, 1991; Mormon Culture: Four Decades of Essays on Mormon Society and Personality, 1997; Images of Ancient America: Visualizing Book of Mormon Life, 1998. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: 3401 North Canyon Rd., Provo, UT 84604, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]