Dennis L. Largey
Dennis L. Largey is a religion professor, an author, and an editor. He was the general editor of Book of Mormon Reference Companion, Doctrine and Covenants Reference Companion, and Pearl of Great Price Reference Companion. He is the author of Anchors for the Soul: Enduring to the End in Righteousness. He has also contributed chapters in books and articles in the Ensign.
Largey joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while studying at the Church College of Hawaii. He also played basketball and was on the NAIA National Championship Volleyball teams of 1971 and 1972. He then served a full-time mission to Ireland.
He began his career in education when he taught Seminary in Mesa, Arizona. After he earned his doctoral degree in physical education at Brigham Young University, he returned to Brigham Young University-Hawaii where he taught and coached. He also served as chair of the Physical Education Department.
Largey joined the faculty at BYU in 1985. He has served as associate chair of the Ancient Scripture Department and as a faculty member at the Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies.
Largey and his wife, Kristene, are the parents of four children.