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Freedom to read, freedom to believe #BannedBooksWeek TAGS: | | | | | | | A guest post by Eleanor Rideout, IS Helpdesk Assistant Banned Books Week, held the week of September 24th in 2017, is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. New …Continue reading →

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Christian-Muslim Encounters in Texts TAGS: | | | | | This week, the School of Divinity hosts the first conference of the Global Network for Christian-Muslim Studies,  Reframing Christian-Muslim Encounter : Theological and Philosophical Perspectives. In a new display in New College Library, …Continue reading →

Centre for the Study of World Christianity Update TAGS: | | | | | | | | With the print collections of the Centre for the Study of World Christianity (CSWC) Library, set up by Professor Andrew F. Walls, now having been in our care at the …Continue reading →

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John Calvin – Works and Correspondence now available online TAGS: | | | | | | | | Newly available to University of Edinburgh users is the online version of the Works of John Calvin, including the Institutes of the Christian Religion. This is the edition of the …Continue reading →

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Digital Library of Latin Texts is now available TAGS: | | | | | | Library of Latin Texts (LLT) Series A & B  is now available  to University of Edinburgh Users. Access is available on campus and off campus via the VPN – find …Continue reading →

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J.H. Oldham (1874-1969) : Missionary and Ecumenical Pioneer TAGS: | | | | | | | | Today, 16 May, is the anniversary of the death of J.H. Oldham. Joseph Houldsworth Oldham (1874-1969) was a missionary and pioneer of ecumenism. The organising secretary for the 1910 World …Continue reading →

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Christianity in facts and figures – Online Reference Resources TAGS: | | | | Did you know that the the World Christian Database is now available online to University of Edinburgh users? It provides access to comprehensive statistical information on world religions, Christian denominations, …Continue reading →

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Princeton Index of Christian Art now available TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Princeton Index of Christian Art is now available to University of Edinburgh users – see the list of Image Databases. The Index of Christian Art, produced by Princeton University, …Continue reading →

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World Christian Database on trial now TAGS: | | | | | | World Christian Database is now available on trial access to University of Edinburgh Users. Access is available on campus and off campus via the VPN. The trial ends on 14 February. …Continue reading →

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Copernicus x Smith The University’s Iconics Collection holds some of the institution’s most valued and treasured items, and...
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