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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.

Lent, Holy Week and Easter

Feb 14, 2018

Lenten devotionals from Princeton Theological Seminary and other selected reading for the season.

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, which in 2018 falls on February 14. The Princeton Theological Seminary Library will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018 (Good Friday) and Sunday, April 1, 2018 (Easter).

Scheduled system maintenance for e-journal services, Feb. 16

Feb 8, 2018

An upcoming ExLibris, a ProQuest Company, maintenance window will begin at 8pm EST on Friday, February 16 and end by 11pm EST. The Online Journal Portal and some links from Summon will experience some unavailability and intermittency during this time.

New York Times and the Washington Post

Feb 5, 2018

Here's the scoop: The Washington Post is discontinuing its complimentary access for students and faculty and is instead offering a subscription to individuals at a fifty percent discount. No institutional subscription is possible. Our subscription to NY Times remains active.

Black History Month 2018

Feb 1, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary, research databases, selected reading from the library collection are gathered together in this guide.

Upcoming change to alumni access to Ministry Matters

Feb 1, 2018

As it has become prohibitively expensive to continue to provide alumni access to Ministry Matters, alumni remote access to the subscription portion of this resource will end February 12, 2018. The free portions will continue to be available: Freely Available Online Resources - Preaching

Alumni who wish to access the subscription portion of the site after February 12 may do so from within the library building. All library subscriptions are available to users who are working inside the library building.

Director of Digital Initiatives visits India to initiate digital collaboration

Jan 24, 2018

The Library’s Director of Digital Initiatives, Greg Murray, recently traveled to Kolkata, India to initiate a digital collaboration with the William Carey Library at Serampore College (pictured).

That library’s unique, at-risk archival materials, including early 19th century Bible translations in Sanskrit and numerous other Indian languages, will undergo digitization beginning in Fall 2018.

William Carey Library at Serampore College​, Kolkata, India, January 2, 2018 (photo by Greg Murray)