We’ve been able to purchase several new digital collections to support the School of Divinity in 2016. All of the below are accessible via http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/databases-a-z and via the Divinity subject guide http://www.ed.ac.uk/is/subject-guides-divinity
Brepols Database of Latin Dictionaries
Database comprising a large number of Latin dictionaries to assist translation from Latin into modern languages and to provide semantic and etymological explanations.
China, Culture & Society
Digital collection of rare pamphlets (c. 1750-1929) from Cornell University Library creating a very rich source for research on China, addressing Chinese history, religion, culture, and everyday life.
Christian-Muslim Relations Online Vol 1 & 2
History of relations between the two faiths as represented in works written by Christians and Muslims about the other and against the other
Church Missionary Society Periodicals Collection Module 1.
Publications from the Church Missionary Society and the Latin American Missionary Society documenting missionary work from the 19th to the 21st century
Critical Editions of the New Testament Online
Digital collection of the principal critical editions of the New Testament
Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library of Biblical Texts
A complete Hebrew transcription and English translation of the Biblical texts, together with high-resolution images
Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace [online]
Encyclopedia charts the interdisciplinary field of peace studies from ancient times to the present day
Oxford Handbooks Online – Updates to Religion Collection 2013-15
Includes Oxford Handbook of Christology and Oxford Handbook of Atheism
Oxford Bibliographies Online
New modules for Hinduism, Jewish Studies and Biblical Studies.
Oxford Scholarly Editions Online – 18th Century Prose Module
Includes the Clarendon edition of the Works of David Hume
Twentieth Century Religious Thought Vol 1 (Christianity) and Vol 2 – (Islam)
Major new resource which brings together the seminal works and archival materials related to key worldwide religious thinkers in the Christian and Islamic traditions from the early 1900s until the turn of the 21st century
Christine Love-Rodgers – Academic Support Librarian – Divinity