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New books at New College Library – November TAGS: | | | | | | | A new title that has gone straight to the shelves is Religion and the news, edited by Jolyon Mitchell and Owen Gower. Newly published this October, two copies of this …Continue reading →

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Biblical reflections of Christina Rossetti TAGS: | | | | | |   At this week’s Biblical Studies Research Seminar in the School of Divinity, the speaker is  Dr Alison Jack,  on“Reading the Parable of the Prodigal Son with Christina Rossetti”. Down …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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New books at New College Library – September 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. We also acquire some titles …Continue reading →

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Once in a blue moon? Surprises in the New College Library stacks … TAGS: | | | | | | | The 31st of August is scheduled for a ‘blue moon’ over Scotland. A blue moon traditionally occurs whenever two full moons happen in a single month – an unusual occurence, …Continue reading →

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New books at New College Library – August 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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How an Olympic champion became a missionary TAGS: | | | | | | | | | The BBC Scotland programme Eric Liddell: A Champion’s Life http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01lb63b  on BBC2 tonight (Monday 23rd July) at 10pm features items from University of Edinburgh Collections. New College Library recently received …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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