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Library hours, April 24-May 7

Apr 18, 2018

Library hours will be extended for the Seminary community during reading week and final exams. Late night hours will be swipe-card access only.

Metadata Librarian as (Co-)Author

Apr 17, 2018

Christine (Chris) Schwartz, our Metadata Librarian and XML Database Administrator, recently co-authored a new monograph (book) with Timothy W. Cole and Myung-Ja (MJ) K. Han for ALA Editions: Coding with XML for Efficiencies in Cataloging and Metadata: Practical Applications of XSD, XSLT, and XQuery (an ALCTS Monograph). ALCTS stands for Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Congratulations, Chris!

Youth Ministry - Selected reading

Apr 4, 2018

As the Institute for Youth Ministry prepares for the Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry later this month, we've put a selection of youth ministry titles on display near the new books shelves.

Come browse and borrow! 

Holy Week Reading and Library Hours

Mar 28, 2018

Please note these upcoming exceptions to regular library hours:

  • Thursday, March 29 8am-6pm (early closing for Holy Thursday)
  • Friday, March 30 CLOSED (Good Friday)
  • Sunday, April 1 CLOSED (Easter Sunday)

If you haven't browsed our suggested reading list for Holy Week and Easter recently, please follow the link below. Blessings to you in this season!

graphic for Holy Week: palm branches, bread and cup, handmade Last Supper set from Cameroon

Database Trial: The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament Online (Brill)

Mar 23, 2018

Trial runs until April 22, 2018. The dictionary contains the complete vocabulary of the Hebrew Bible, extended with variants from the Oriental and Samaritan textual traditions, the Ben Sira fragments, and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Women's History Month 2018

Mar 9, 2018

Recommended reading, databases, reference titles, subject headings and links; plus Princeton Seminary theses, recently published faculty books and more for Women's History Month 2018 — all in one guide.

New faculty book: Karl Barth : post-Holocaust theologian : a systematic exploration of controversial notion

Mar 6, 2018

Prof. George Hunsinger’s newest edited volume, Karl Barth : post-Holocaust theologian : a systematic exploration of controversial notion, has been added to the collection. It contains articles by PTS alumnus Derek Alan Woodard-Lehman among others.

A copy will be placed in the New Faculty Books display near the entrance to the library when it arrives.

New databases from Bloomsbury Academic

Feb 28, 2018

Access 110 new e-books in these two recently purchased collections*

Christian Doctrines Archive 1988-2013

This collection is comprised of 54 titles, including guides to The Trinity, works from the Ecclesiological Investigations series, and several titles on systematic theology. Other works include John Calvin's Ecclesiology, The Identity of Anglicanism, and Salvation in Celluloid: Theology, Imagination and Film.

Christology Archive 1982-2011

This collection includes 66 theological monographs from the rich backlist of the Bloomsbury T&T Clark imprint, grouped around the theme of Christology, or the focus on the nature and person of Jesus Christ as recorded in the canonical Gospels and the epistles of the New Testament. The collection includes works by Thomas F. Torrance, monographs on the theology of Karl Barth, and key introductory texts such as J.L. Houlden's Jesus: The Complete Guide and Alan J. Spence's Christology: A Guide for the Perplexed.

*Princeton Theological Seminary alumni who have requested alumni database access through the Help Desk may access these databases from the Welcome, PTS Alumni! page.

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Black History Month: Family Legacies

Feb 20, 2018

Princeton Theological Seminary students are sharing some of their families' stories with photos and artifacts during Black History Month. (Sponsored by the Association of Black Seminarians)

glass display cases with photos and artifacts inside

New faculty book: George Hunsinger's Karl Barth, the Jews and Judaism

Feb 14, 2018

George Hunsinger’s newest edited volume, Karl Barth, the Jews, and Judaism, has been added to the collection. It contains articles by Victoria J. Barnett and Ellen Charry, among others.

A copy will be placed in the New Faculty Books display near the entrance to the library when it arrives.