Resident Scholar Fr. Columba Stewart to Deliver Prestigious NEH Lecture October 7, 2019 By Collegeville Institute Leave a Comment 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 Atlantic The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS: Why a Christian wants to rescue Islamic artifacts » 60 Minutes The manuscripts saved by a monk » Like this post? Subscribe to have new posts sent to you by email the same day they are posted.