Professor Carol Newsom will deliver the 2017 Tyrwhitt Lecture, on 8th March 2017, 14:30, in the Runcie Room. She will be speaking on 'Sin Consciousness, Self-Alienation, and the Origins of the Introspective Self'. To prepare for this lecture you might want to look at some of Professor Newsom's publication: "Plural Versions and the Challenge of … Continue reading Be prepared: 2017 Tyrwhitt Lecture
I apologise for this negative post title, but I'm sure that you will forgive me once you have read this post. Nearly 2 weeks ago, it was a frosty but pleasant Tuesday (just as I hear you wonder), I received our daily email with circulation statistics, and thought, Wow! Our borrowers are bad! So many … Continue reading Charting how bad DivLib borrowers are
This year’s Henry Martyn Lectures will be given by Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Katongole of the Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame on the theme of “Who Are My People: Christianity, Violence, and Belonging in Post-Colonial Africa”, and are due to take place on February 20, 21, and 22 at 5.30pm … Continue reading Be prepared: the Henry Martyn Lectures 2017
And to more of your comments in last year's Library Survey... This is about borrowing & fines, were we have managed to respond to quite a lot of requests (and: hopefully more changes to follow): Borrowing Longer loans for graduate students. 7 days was fine at undergraduate but as a research student, you require books … Continue reading Library Survey 2016: borrowing & fines
Just as we are to launch this year's Library Survey at the Divinity Library, I have suddenly remembered that my colleague Amanda had collated all your responses to 'If I could change one thing, I would change...', and that I never got back to publishing all comments, and our feedback. Sorry! So without further ado, … Continue reading Library Survey 2016: e-resources
The Stanton Lectures 2017 will start on Thursday 9th February, 4pm in the Runcie Room of the Faculty of Divinity. Between that Thursday and the 16 March, these weekly lectures will be delivered by Prof. S. A. Oliver (Durham University). Please see http://www.divinity.cam.ac.uk/news/stanton-lecture-2017-creation2019s-ends-teleology-ethics-and-the-natural for a list of each lecture's title. To help you "prepare" for … Continue reading Be prepared: the Stanton Lectures 2017
27 January 2017 is "Holocaust Memorial Day 2017" in the UK, and I would like to ask you to consider (at least) to think about the victims of genocides, if not engaging with this a bit more. You could decide to listen and watch a video of a holocaust survivour, for example Gerda Weissmann Klein's … Continue reading A moment to remember: HMD 2017
Picked up from https://ejournalscambridge.wordpress.com/2017/01/09/atla-religion-database-with-atla-serials/, and of interest to our readers..
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[Patrologia Latina database front page; accessed 9 December 2016.] The Patrologia Latina full text database provides electronic access to the 221 volumes of the first (and most accurate) edition of Jacques-Paul Migne’s Patrologia Latina (in the Divinity library at 7 PAT-L) published between 1844 and 1855 (with index volumes published from 1862-1865). These volumes provide … Continue reading Outstanding e-resources for Theology and Religious Studies: the Patrologia Latina Database
Sometimes, people ask me at which subject/specialist library I work, and I almost always say "Divinity", then followed by "Theology and Religious Studies". Almost always people assume that this must mean that students here "only" study the holy scriptures, and when we catalogued and processed recent undergraduate and MPhil dissertations, I was struck by the … Continue reading More than “just” about TRS: undergraduate dissertations at the Divinity Faculty