Columba Stewart

Columba Stewart, former Member in the School of Historical Studies, was accompanied by 60 Minutes' Lesley Stahl on his mission to save historic texts from the destruction of ISIS for a report to be broadcast on Sunday, December 24 at 7:00 p.m. Of the precious...
The Institute for Advanced Study and Hill Museum & Manuscript Library are partnering to provide open access to approximately 15,000 digitized Zaydi manuscripts from Yemen and neighboring countries. The three-year project will help support and make accessible the Zaydi handwritten heritage—a heritage that is on the verge of destruction in Yemen.
Rescuing the world’s most precious antiquities from destruction is a painstaking project—and a Benedictine monk may seem like an unlikely person to lead the charge. But Father Columba Stewart , Member in the School of Historical Studies, is determined. Soft-spoken, dressed in flowing black...
Last week, Columba Stewart, George William Cottrell, Jr. Member in the School of Historical Studies, Executive Director of the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library, and Professor of Theology at Saint John's Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota, participated in the fourteenth annual international joint commission...