Events

Saturday Scholar Series: "Treasures of the Sinai Desert: The History and Marvels of the Ancient Monastery of St. Catherine"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

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 on a home game Saturday. Visit Saturday Scholar series for a complete listing.

Nina Glibetić, Assistant Professor of Theology

The biblical importance of Mt. Sinai led to the creation of one of the world’s oldest monasteries, St. Catherine’s in Egypt. Today, this monastery houses some of the finest examples of early Christian art and the world’s 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.

All lectures are free and open to the public. No tickets required.