Rev. Dr. Shively T. J. Smith to Appear in History Channel Special

in Alumni/ae News, News
March 20th, 2019

Rev. Dr. Shively T. J. Smith, Assistant Professor of New Testament, will appear as an expert on the History Channel series “Jesus: His Life”. The showings begin on Monday, March 25 at 8pm EDT, and with two back-to-back episodes weekly leading to Easter (March 25, April 1, April 8, and April 15).

The story is told through the eyes of those who knew Jesus.  The series interviewed or consulted with more than 25 of the most prominent theologians, historians, biblical scholars and faith leaders from across the ideological spectrum to create a complete portrait of Jesus and the times in which he lived, combining a narrative retelling of Jesus that follows the Gospel accounts with attention to the cultural and historical context. The order of the episodes are:

• Joseph – The Nativity

• John The Baptist – The Mission

• Mary Mother – The First Miracles

• Caiaphas – The Rising of Lazarus

• Judas – The Betrayal

• Pilate – The Trial

• Mary Magdalene – The Crucifixion

• Peter – The Resurrection

For more information and to find showtimes in your area, please visit