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Database Trial: Sacramentum Mundi Online

Mar 6, 2017

Sacramentum Mundi Online is the online edition of the famous six volume English reference work in Catholic Theology, edited (in 1968-1970) by Karl Rahner, one of the main Catholic theologians of the 20th century. Sacramentum Mundi: An Encyclopedia of Theology was originally published by Herder Verlag, and is now available online at Brill.

Trial runs through April 3, 2017

The print version of this work can be found in the Reference Collection (REF 2) on the Lower Level of the library.

Women's History Month: Selected Reading

Mar 1, 2017

Revival of the Dutch Cataloging Project

Feb 27, 2017

Cataloging of the Puchinger Collection – primarily Dutch language material – has resumed with the aid of the Digital Collections team’s beautifully designed inventory of the material.

The Princeton Theological Seminary Library has one of the most extensive collections of materials by and about Abraham Kuyper and nineteenth and twentieth century Dutch Protestantism in North America. In addition to the works of Kuyper himself, there is a wealth of material by other leaders of Dutch thought from this period, including the writings of the poet and historian Isaac da Costa, of the political thinker and royal archivist Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer, and of the systematic theologians and church leaders Herman Bavinck and Klaas Schilder.

Black History Month: Featured Databases

Feb 22, 2017

'Oxford African American Studies Center' and 'Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law'

The Oxford African American Studies Center includes more than 8,000 articles on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture. Among the Oxford reference sources included are Black Women in America, The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature, Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895, and Africana. Subjects include arts, leisure, business, economics, education, politics, history, religion, science, and medicine. This resource also includes primary sources, images, maps, charts, tables, and thematic timelines.

The HeinOnline collection Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.

Database Trial: Luther's Works

Feb 3, 2017

"The 55-volume set of Luther’s Works, a monumental translation project published jointly by Fortress Press and Concordia Publishing House in 1957, is singular in its value to church historians, Luther scholars, and Christians. The Works of Martin Luther will provide the reader with a Luther resource unrivaled in accessibility and convenience. Luther’s Works in digital format is indispensable for studies of Luther and invaluable to theologians. As with all Past Masters titles, The Works of Martin Luther titles reproduce definitive print editions in highest quality electronic form. All of the print apparatus is included and is fully searchable. Full-text searching may be made within any single volume, across an entire collection, or across all titles."

This is the electronic version of the red hardback Luther's Works (Volumes 1-55) in the library's print collection.

Trial runs through March 4, 2017.

Black History Month: Selected Reading

Feb 1, 2017

How to Navigate Blackboard at PTS: A Workshop for Students

Jan 31, 2017

This semester's slate of Academic Technology Workshops kicks off with a session about Blackboard for PTS students.

How to Navigate Blackboard at PTS: A Workshop for Students

2:30-3:00 PM on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Library Training Room, 3rd Floor, North Wing

Preview Vacation Bible School (VBS) 2017 Curricula

Jan 23, 2017

Walk-ins are welcome. Call 609-497-7915 or email Sarita with questions.

Database Trial: ON Scripture

Jan 17, 2017

ON Scripture is a weekly lectionary-based video resource focusing on social issues like Economic Justice, Environmental Justice, Civil Rights, Immigration, Violence, and Health Care. These videos are accompanied by a short lesson, Bible study questions, and further suggested reading.

You can stream the videos for free anytime. To download videos at no cost during the trial period, please contact Jeremy Wallace.

Trial ends February 15, 2017

The Numismatic Luther: The Frederick J. and Joyce Schumacher Collection.

Jan 12, 2017

Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

A special exhibit in honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, "The Numismatic Luther" is physically on display in Special Collections (North Wing Room 2173) and open to the public during Special Collections hours through December 2017.

It has also been made into a digital exhibit: The Numismatic Luther: The Frederick J. and Joyce Schumacher Collection..

This outstanding collection of Luther-related medals and coins has been put together by Frederick J. Schumacher (Class of 1978) over much of a lifetime and represents Luther commemoration over many centuries. "More different medals and coins have been struck relating to Luther and his life and teachings than any other single person in history," writes Rev. Schumacher in an article he published about his collection.