Zachary B. Smith

Zachary B. Smith researches primarily in late antique, medieval, and Byzantine Christianity, focusing on asceticism and monasticism, and the relationship between Christianity and Greco-Roman society.  He is currently writing a monograph on a sixth-century Palestinian monastic text for the Instrumenta Patristica et Mediaevalia series with Brepols Publishing. Smith also researches religion in modern America, with a current project on Jewish-Christian interfaith families and planned projects on both interfaith issues and Fundamentalist Evangelical Protestants.  He is a member of the American Academy of Religion and the North American Patristics Society, and a Faculty Associate of the Kripke Center.

Smith holds a B.A. in Philosophy and Biblical Studies, an M.T.S. in Christian History from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University, and a Ph.D. in Theology (Christianity in Antiquity) from Fordham University.

Zachary B. Smith, Ph.D.
Resident Assistant Professor of Theology
Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska
Phone: (402) 280-5816