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Digital Witness TAGS: | | | | | | We have started digitising The Witness newspaper! This twice weekly newspaper was created by the Church of Scotland in 1840 and edited by Hugh Miller (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Miller ), an influential …Continue reading →

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Judaism and Jewish Studies: the work of John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan and Adolph Saphir TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | New College Library holds collections of and about a number of individuals who gathered material and wrote extensively on Judaism and Jewish Studies, motivated by their interest in the conversion …Continue reading →

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That would be an ecumenical matter … Celebrating 70 years of the World Council of Churches TAGS: | | | | In our New College Library Hall display for September 2018, we’re celebrating the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the World Council of Churches. Inaugurated in 1948, the World Council of Churches …Continue reading →

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Celebrating women pioneers for ordained ministry in the Church of Scotland TAGS: | | | This blog post is written by Dr Lesley Orr, School of Divinity In the year in which the Church of Scotland has welcomed the Very Revd Susan Brown of Dornoch Cathedral …Continue reading →

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The Myth of Robert Burns TAGS: | | | | It was some months ago that among the many sermons and talks given by Rev Tom Allan (1916-1965), one entitled ‘The Myth of Robert Burns’ caught my eye (ref. AA6.2.18). …Continue reading →

Resources for Christian ministry and worship at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | Today New College welcomes ministers and worship leaders to a CPD day focusing on Biblical resources. Topics include current scholarship on the Gospel of John and Advent themes in the Hebrew …Continue reading →

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Psalm singing and the Reformation TAGS: | | | | | New College Library welcomes delegates to The Cultures of the Reformation: A Colloquium in Honour of Professor Jane Dawson on Thursday 1 June 2017. We have updated our current display …Continue reading →

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Historic New College Library partnership begins a new chapter TAGS: | | Founded in 1843 as the Library of the Free Church College, and now serving the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh, New College Library is one of the …Continue reading →

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Digital explorations in New College Library : James Kirkwood’s vision today TAGS: | | | | | A guest post from Chloe Elder – New College Library Special Collections Digitisation Intern Considering the ease with which most of us have access to information, it can be easy …Continue reading →

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Mission to the Middle East : discovering collections TAGS: | | | | | This week New College Library welcomes delegates of the 2016 conference of the Yale-Edinburgh Group on the History of the Missionary Movement and World Christianity. I’ve been discovering that New College …Continue reading →

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Default utility Image Rediscovering the Poetry of Louisa Agnes Czarnecki, a 19th-Century Edinburgh Writer and Musician Today we are publishing a blog by Ash Mowat, a volunteer in the Civic Engagement...
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Default utility Image Giving Decorated Paper a Home … Rehousing Books and Paper Bindings In the first post of this two part series, our Collection Care Technician, Robyn Rogers,...
Default utility Image The Book Surgery Part 2: Bringing Everything Together In this blog, Project Conservator Mhairi Boyle her second day of in-situ book conservation training...

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