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Judaism and Jewish Studies: the work of John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan and Adolph Saphir TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | New College Library holds collections of and about a number of individuals who gathered material and wrote extensively on Judaism and Jewish Studies, motivated by their interest in the conversion …Continue reading →

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Library Resources for Islam and Muslim-Christian Studies: an introduction TAGS: | | | From time to time, we compile resource lists on different aspects of Theology and Religious Studies. Islam and Muslim-Christian Studies are developing areas of our collections, responding to the new …Continue reading →

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1893: A story of scary librarians and brave students New College Library and its students have always had a special relationship. Recently, for example, our students chose their preferred most iconic items from our special collections and contributed to …Continue reading →

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That would be an ecumenical matter … Celebrating 70 years of the World Council of Churches TAGS: | | | | In our New College Library Hall display for September 2018, we’re celebrating the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the World Council of Churches. Inaugurated in 1948, the World Council of Churches …Continue reading →

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Welcome to New College Library 2018 #edwelcome TAGS: |             Welcome to all new and returning staff and students from New College Library at the beginning of the academic year. We’re looking forward to meeting …Continue reading →

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Steps Through Time at New College Library TAGS: | | | | Have you seen the new Steps Through Time display at New College Library? Today we’re celebrating the Steps Through Time project, which developed six display panels to be mounted alongside …Continue reading →

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Celebrating women pioneers for ordained ministry in the Church of Scotland TAGS: | | | This blog post is written by Dr Lesley Orr, School of Divinity In the year in which the Church of Scotland has welcomed the Very Revd Susan Brown of Dornoch Cathedral …Continue reading →

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New College Library Steps Through Time – 23-25 April TAGS: | | Steps Though Time is a project to create a timeline of six display panels to be mounted up the steps into New College Library. This will tell the unique story of New College …Continue reading →

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New College Library opening until 10pm trial TAGS:   New College Library’s opening hours are being extended for a trial period. The Library continues to be open on a Sunday afternoon, 12-5pm throughout this semester. From 9 April …Continue reading →

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The Myth of Robert Burns TAGS: | | | | It was some months ago that among the many sermons and talks given by Rev Tom Allan (1916-1965), one entitled ‘The Myth of Robert Burns’ caught my eye (ref. AA6.2.18). …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Anniversary of Andrew Lang March 31 marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of one of Scotland’s most prolific...
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