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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 →

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New books at New College Library in March 2017 TAGS: | | A selection of some new books at New College Library, with an Islamic theme. Muslim Christian encounters, by Professor Mona Siddiqui from the School of Divinity is now available, with …Continue reading →

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New content for Twentieth Century Religious Thought : Islam TAGS: | | | Significant new content is now available in C20th Religious Thought, Vol. II: Islam – more than doubling its size.

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Divinity Approaches to Research – Library Resources for Islam TAGS: | | | | View of pages from the Qur’an of Tipu Sultan. Shows text in the centre, surrounded by gold and blue illumination. Tipu Sultan was the Muslim ruler of Southern India’s Mysore …Continue reading →

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New books at New College Library – March 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 …Continue reading →

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A nineteenth century view of Islam at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | In this month of Ramadan, I thought I would feature this recently catalogued item from New College Library’s Z-Collection that gives a nineteenth century Western view of Islam. An history …Continue reading →

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Islamic Collections at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | | Muslims all over the world join together this week for Ramadan, the greatest religious observance in Islam.  Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, when Muslims fast during …Continue reading →

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