Treasures of the Sinai Desert: The History and Marvels of the Ancient Monastery of St. Catherine
The biblical importance of Mt. Sinai led to the creation of one of the worlds oldest monasteries, St. Catherine’s in Egypt. Today, this monastery houses some of the finest examples of early Christian art and the worlds oldest continuously operating library. This talk features personal knowledge and scholarly insights about the history of the monastery, its cultural treasures, and the Christian monastic life it continues to preserve in the Middle East today.
Saturday Scholars: A different game plan for autumn weekends.
You are invited to join in discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times.
Each lecture and Q&A is presented in the Snite Museum’s Annenberg Auditorium on a home football game Saturday. All lectures are free and open to the public.Learn More
November 16, 2019