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Father Columba Stewart, OSB, at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota.

November 2017

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Father Columba Stewart, OSB, at Saint John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota.

November 2017

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Father Columba Stewart, OSB, at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota.

November 2017

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Left to right: Father Columba Stewart, OSB, with preservation partner Father Najeeb Michaeel, OP, and Walid Mourad, director of field operations for the Middle East and Africa for the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library. They are examining manuscripts for digitization at CNMO (Centre Numérique des Manuscrits Orientaux) in Qarah Qūsh, Iraq. Fr. Najeeb is now the Archbishop of Mosul and because of continued instability in the region CNMO and its remaining manuscripts have been forced to move to Erbil, Iraq.

June 19, 2012

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Left to right: Father Najeeb Michaeel, OP, and Father Columba Stewart, OSB, examining manuscripts for digitization at CNMO (Centre Numérique des Manuscrits Orientaux) in Qarah Qūsh , Iraq. Fr. Najeeb is now the Archbishop of Mosul and because of continued instability in the region CNMO and its remaining manuscripts have been forced to move to Erbil, Iraq.

June 19, 2012

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Walid Mourad, director of field operations for the Middle East and Africa for the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML), training local Malian women in digitization of their manuscripts in Bamako, Mali. HMML has been engaged with local communities in Mali, since radical Islamic insurgents took over Timbuktu in 2012.

December 17, 2013

Photo Credit: Wayne Torborg

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Hill Museum & Manuscript Library digital technician Talin Agob digitizing Armenian manuscripts at the Collegio Armeno, Rome.

2018

Photo Credit: Melissa Moreton

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Hill Museum & Manuscript Library field site employees foliating and checking manuscripts prior to digitization in Bamako, Mali.

December 17, 2013

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This 18th-century Arabic manuscript of the Qur’an from Sub-Saharan Africa is part of the teaching collection at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library. Arca Artium Rare Book Collection (AARB 272), Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota.

Photo Credit: Mary Hoppe

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This 20th-century Coptic Christian liturgical manuscript in Arabic from Egypt is part of the teaching collection at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library. Arca Artium Rare Book Collection (AARB 27), Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota.

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This decorated page of the Psalms in a Latin breviary from northeastern France, 1290-1310 is part of the teaching collection at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library. Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Special Collections (HMML 9), Collegeville, Minnesota.

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Videos

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

The 2019 NEH Jefferson Lecturer, Father Columba Stewart, sits down with National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede to discuss the work of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library.

Video citation: “The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library,” NEH, Jon Parrish Peede and Father Columba interview, October 2, 2019, https://youtu.be/IejLQ9BX3z4.

Benedictines and Manuscripts

The 2019 NEH Jefferson Lecturer, Father Columba Stewart, sits down with National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede to discuss Benedictines and Manuscripts.

Video citation: “Benedictines and Manuscripts,” NEH, Jon Parrish Peede and Father Columba interview, September 30, 2019, https://youtu.be/nW2Gl6CFwmM.

Importance of NEH Funding

The 2019 NEH Jefferson Lecturer, Father Columba Stewart, sits down with National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede to discuss the importance of NEH funding.

Video citation: “Importance of NEH Funding,” NEH, Jon Parrish Peede and Father Columba interview, October 4, 2019, https://youtu.be/NxMAFI6fUtY.

Living the Benedictine Life

The 2019 NEH Jefferson Lecturer, Father Columba Stewart, sits down with National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede to discuss the Benedictine life.

Video citation: “Living the Benedictine Life,” NEH, Jon Parrish Peede and Father Columba interview, October 4, 2019, https://youtu.be/62akKA3zjbY.

Learning Through International Fellowship

The 2019 NEH Jefferson Lecturer, Father Columba Stewart, sits down with National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede to discuss the value of fellowship.

Video citation: “Learning Through International Fellowship,” NEH, Jon Parrish Peede and Father Columba interview, September 30, 2019, https://youtu.be/-gk_NBUrqUY.

The Value of the Humanities

The 2019 NEH Jefferson Lecturer, Father Columba Stewart, sits down with National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede to discuss the value of the humanities.

Video citation: “The Value of the Humanities,” NEH, Jon Parrish Peede and Father Columba interview, September 30, 2019, https://youtu.be/bLpXPZmXVGs.


A Monk Who Travels the Globe Saving Manuscripts

Interview with Father Columba Stewart, OSB, on being honored as the 2019 Jefferson Lecturer by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Video citation: “A Monk Who Travels the Globe Saving Manuscripts,” Almanac, weekly public affairs program, Twin Cities Public Television (TPT2), October 11, 2019. Co-hosts Erik Eskola and Mary Lahammer, https://www.pbs.org/video/religion-and-ethics-newsweekly-extended-interview-fr-columba-stewart-osb/.


Saving Timbuktu’s manuscripts
by Father Columba Stewart, OSB, and Dr. Beth Harris

A conversation with Father Columba Stewart, OSB, executive director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (Collegeville, Minnesota) and Dr. Beth Harris, art historian and co-creator of Smarthistory, a free resource for the study of art history.

Video citation: Father Columba Stewart, OSB and Dr. Beth Harris, “Saving Timbuktu’s manuscripts,” in Smarthistory, December 14, 2018, accessed September 18, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/saving-timbuktus-manuscripts/.


Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly
Extended Interview with Father Columba Stewart, OSB

Excerpts from our interview with Father Columba Stewart, OSB, from the New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, California.

Video citation: “Extended Interview Fr. Columba Stewart OSB,” in Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, January 27, 2017, accessed September 18, 2019, https://www.pbs.org/video/religion-and-ethics-newsweekly-extended-interview-fr-columba-stewart-osb/.