A rare ninth century Greek manuscript of the complete New Testament (Codex 1424) was handed over by the Rev. Dr. James Nieman, President of the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (LSTC) to His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America during a dignified and well attended ceremony that took place at LSTC’s Augustana Chapel, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. Archbishop Demetrios received the manuscript on behalf of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.