Donald W. Parry, professor of the Hebrew Bible at Brigham Young University, Abraham O. Smoot Professorship, is married to Camille; they have six children.
Brother Parry has authored or edited more than 40 books on the Bible, Dead Sea Scrolls, and related topics. He writes for both academic and general audiences. His titles include: Angels: Agents of Light, Love, and Power; Dead Sea Scrolls Handbook; The Great Isaiah Scroll; and Exploring the Isaiah Scrolls and Their Textual Variants. He has also published more than 80 articles for a variety of venues.
He has served as a member of the International Team of Translators of the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jerusalem, since 1994. Parry is a member of several other professional organizations, including the International Organization of Qumran Studies, Groningen, The Netherlands; The International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Groningen, The Netherlands; the Society for Biblical Literature, Atlanta, Georgia; and the National Association of Professors of Hebrew, Madison, Wisconsin. He also presently serves as a Board Member of the Dead Sea Scrolls Foundation.