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Given in Good Faith : Worship TAGS: | | | | Currently open on the sixth floor of the Main Library at the University of Edinburgh, the  Given in Good Faith exhibition explores themes of church history, worship, scripture and science through …Continue reading →

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The joy of cataloguing TAGS: | | | One of our Funk Project cataloguers showed me this item The Fullness of Joy by Frances Ridley Havergal (Hymn 3926) this morning. After a humdrum week of working through variant editions …Continue reading →

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Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology now on trial TAGS: | | New on trial for University of Edinburgh users from 3 March to 31 March is the  Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology. The Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology is the replacement for the Dictionary of Hymnology produced …Continue reading →

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Christmas is coming at New College Library TAGS: | | | | We’ve started getting ready for Christmas at New College Library! The Christmas tree is now up in the Funk Reading Room, and we have a display of Christmas carol books …Continue reading →

Scotland’s Religious Past : Unique Special Collections at New College Library, Edinburgh TAGS: | | | | | | | Here at New College Library we’re rediscovering unique Special Collections items which tell the story of Scotland’s radical religious past. This item, The Lord’s trumpet sounding an alarm against Scotland, …Continue reading →

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The Hammond Organ in history TAGS: | | | | | Today, 11 January, is the anniversary of the birth of Laurens Hammond, inventor of the Hammond organ. New College Library holds this pamphlet, The Hammond Organ, published in the 1930s,  in …Continue reading →

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Psalms for St Cecilia’s Day TAGS: | | | | | | | | The feast of St Cecilia’s Day is traditionally celebrated on November 22nd.  A 3rd century martyr, St Cecilia is known as the patron saint of musicians. Her legend relates that, as …Continue reading →

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