Hugh Nibley was an American author, Mormon apologist, and professor at Brigham Young University (BYU).
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LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Alexander and Agnes Sloan Nibley
Phyllis Ann Draper
Paul Sloan Nibley (Bronia) of Provo; Christina Nibley Mincek (Zdravko) of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida; Thomas Hugh Nibley of Provo; Michael Draper Nibley (Sandy) of Washington, DC; Charles Alexander Nibley (Junalee) of Salt Lake City; Rebecca Nibley of Eagle Mountain; Martha Nibley Beck of Phoenix; and Zina Nibley Petersen (Boyd) of Provo, Martha Beck, Alex Nibley
Upon graduation from high school, 17 year old Hugh served a three year mission for the LDS Church to Germany. He later served a short-term mission to the Northern States.
He attended public schools in Portland, Medford, and Los Angeles, where he excelled in school and gained a life-long love of nature, art, astronomy, drama, and literature.He earned his bachelors degree in History at UCLA in 1934, graduating summa cum laude, and his PhD at Berkeley in 1938. As a college student he belonged to the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa. Prior to the U.S. entering World War II, he taught at the consortium of colleges at Claremont, California.
A well known figure in the library and on the lecture platform, Dr. Nibley has become famous for his research and writing about the Church and its scriptures. His work is characterized by a remarkable linguistic ability, original historical analysis, absolute devotion to the faith, and a rapier wit. Besides pamphlets and numerous articles in Dialogue, BYU Studies, and the Church magazines, Dr. Nibley has authored many books.