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Byzantine Studies Talk
October 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Peering through the Telescope
Placing Early Byzantine Reportage on Monasticism in Syro-Mesopotamia in Dialogue with Syriac Sources
Join us Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. to hear Columba Stewart present the Byzantine Studies lecture at Elmer L. Andersen Library, room 120. This event is free and open to the public.
About Columba Stewart
Columba Stewart, OSB, is executive director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, a leader in manuscript preservation, and Professor of Theology at Saint John’s University. A graduate of Harvard, Yale, and Oxford universities, Stewart has published extensively in his research field of early Christian monasticism.
In 2009-10, he was the recipient of a yearlong research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities and a residential fellowship in Byzantine Studies at the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library in Washington, D.C. In 2016 he received a Guggenheim fellowship and in 2016-2017 membership at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ to support the completion of his forthcoming book, Between Earth and Heaven: Interpreting the First Thousand Years of Christian Monasticism.
What: Byzantine Studies Talk, “Peering through the Telescope: Placing Early Byzantine Reportage on Monasticism in Syro-Mesopotamia in Dialogue with Syriac Sources”
Who: Columba Stewart
When: October 7, 2017, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library, room 120