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The Artist as Preacher

Feb 18

7:00 PM
Kaplan Family Library, DC 218

CDIThe Artist as Preacher: Illumination in The Saint John's Bible

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, the Mount's Catholic and Dominican Institute and the Division of Arts and Letters presents a lecture by Father Eric Hollas, OSB.

Faculty are also invited to a luncheon with Father Hollas earlier in the day. Please email Jeanne.Conboy@msmc.edu for more information.

 

Fr. HollasFr. Eric Hollas, OSB, is a Benedictine monk and priest of Saint John's Abbey in Collegeville, MN. He was born in Oklahoma City, and he received his BA in history at Princeton University. Following seminary studies at Saint John's, he received a PhD in medieval studies at Yale University. His special interests include the history of Spain in the Middle Ages, the history of monasticism in medieval Europe, and the history of the book; and he is a member of the Medieval Academy of America. Fr. Hollas is a member of the Order of Malta and the Order of the Holy Sepulchre.

In 1980, he became a member of the theology faculty at Saint John's University (MN), and from 1993-2002 he served as the Executive Director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at Saint John’s. He currently serves as Deputy to the President for Advancement at Saint John's University. In addition, he was instrumental in beginning and bringing to completion The Saint John's Bible, which is the first hand-written, illuminated and monumental Bible to be produced by a Benedictine abbey since the 15th century.

Fr. Hollas publishes a weekly blog that can be accessed at monkschronicle.wordpress.com.

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