Category Archives: Bible

St. John’s Bible Again on Display at the MLRC

George Fox Library is again blessed with the privilege of displaying a volume of the beautiful and acclaimed Saint John’s Bible (SJB).  The internationally renowned work is one of just 299 editions the first Benedictine-illuminated Bible in 500 years – The … Continue reading

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St. John’s Bible says goodbye

The MLRC greatly enjoyed hosting the Saint John’s Bible during it’s yearlong exhibition at George Fox University. Special thanks to Dr. Paul Anderson for the honor. ======= As part of his series titled “Seven Days with Pope Francis and The … Continue reading

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St. John’s Bible on Display at the MLRC

Friday afternoons between Jan. 16 and April 24, 2015 the public is invited to come browse through the pages of the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible – Vol. 6, The Gospels and Acts. Hear Paul Anderson, professor of … Continue reading

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“Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films” (new book)

Interesting new book in the Library collection at the MLRC (view record). From the publisher: Movies which have drawn inspiration from the Bible, either directly or indirectly, have been extremely popular since the earliest days of cinema. Bible and Cinema: … Continue reading

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Who the heck is Zurishaddai? Try “Who’s Who in the Old Testament”

For those times when you need a quick authoritative biography of someone mentioned in the Old Testament, take a look in Who’s Who In The Old Testament from Routledge: “This comprehensive and easy-to-use A-Z work brings vividly to life the … Continue reading

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Need a scholarly online bible commentary?

You might want to take a look at The Oxford Bible Commentary. This high-quality reference volume provides authoritative, non-denominational commentary written by an international team of more than 70 leading scholars from various religious backgrounds. The linked table of contents … Continue reading

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Bible Geocoding

Bible Geocoding http://www.openbible.info/geo/ Religious scholars and others have always been interested in the place names found in the Bible, and this site will be a delightful find for anyone who shares this interest. This site, created by a graduate of … Continue reading

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New St. Johns Bible

Image via Wikipedia British scribe Donald Jackson, commissioned by the Benedictine Monks of St. John’s University in Minnesota, is leading a team of artists in the creation of the first handwritten, hand-illuminated Bible since the monks used to do it … Continue reading

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ALTA Scripture Enhancement

The ATLA Religion Database now has an enhanced scripture authority file functionality available. Previously, ATLA Religion Database via EBSCOhost included a flat scripture authority file that displayed scripture references in alphabetical order and required users to search for exact scripture … Continue reading

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Codex Sinaiticus

Codex Sinaiticus The Codex Sinaiticus is certainly one of the most important books in the world, and this delightful website provides users with a way to view the book in its entirety.  The goal of this project is “to reunite … Continue reading

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