Resident Scholar Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB was named the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 2019 Jefferson Lecturer in the Humanities and will deliver his lecture tonight at 7:30 PM (EDT) in Washington, D.C. The lecture, which will be live-streamed from the NEH website, is titled “Cultural Heritage Present and Future: A Benedictine Monk’s Long View.”Livestream Lecture on Facebook »
Fr. Columba Stewart is a scholar of early religions and the executive director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at St. John’s University. Learn more about his work by reading the following articles and interviews.
From Humanities: A Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities
Becoming Columba: An interview »
From Saint Benedict to the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library: A timeline »
The manuscripts saved by a monk »