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To fast or feast? Celebrating Christmas in the eighteenth century TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | Many folk will be going to Christmas lunches and parties this week – including New College Library staff. Outside our office window the Edinburgh Christmas fair is in full (and noisy) swing, celebrating the …Continue reading →

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New on display – The Nativity in twentieth century art TAGS: | | | | | | | New on display in New College Library’s Funk Special Collections Reading Room, is The Bible in 20th Century art.  It  is opened to show a painting of The Nativity by …Continue reading →

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A puzzle of Presbyterian history TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Today the School of  Divinity welcomes Dr Hugh Morrison, a visiting Fellow from Otago, who is speaking at the World Christianity Research Seminar on “Doing religious history ‘down under:’ challenges …Continue reading →

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Early twentieth-century Christianity in Korea TAGS: | | | | | | | | The School of Divinity’s World Christianity seminar series  continues with  “No Neutrality for Brutality”: The Missionary Position on Indigenous Resistance Movements in Colonial Korea, 1910-1919 by Han Kang-Hee. These two …Continue reading →

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Christianity in the Far East? TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | The Centre for the Study of World Christianity at the School of Divinity hosts its Research Seminar today, and the speaker is Andrew Kaiser, on: ” Lessons for Today from …Continue reading →

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New books at New College Library, Edinburgh – October TAGS: | | | | | New College Library has a regular display of new books at the far end of the Library Hall, close to the door to the stacks. Currently in the display is Christian …Continue reading →

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Collections

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