Bell Scholar Award Competition Entries Wanted

The Drew University Library is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Florence Ellen Bell Scholar Award. The Award provides up to $2,500 for expenses relating to academic research at the United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew University in Madison, NJ, USA. Two Awards are given each year and scholars of all nationalities are […]

Historic King James Bible

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, staff of the Special Collections and University Archives at Drew University discovered a previously unrecorded copy of The Holy Bible: Conteyning the Old Testament and the New, from 1611, more commonly known as the King James Bible. Through consultation with other members of the library and with bibliographical works about the Bible, staff was […]

Out of the Vault, Dec.1: LGBT Collections of the Methodist Center

The LGBT Collections of the United Methodist Archives and History Center at Drew Tuesday, December 1 @ 4 p.m. Speakers: Mark Shenise, Associate Archivist, General Commission on Archives and History, and Chris Anderson, Head of Special Collections, Archives and Methodist Librarian, Drew Location: Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center The United Methodist Archives […]

Showcase of Appenzeller Materials

Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives & History Center Marking the 130th anniversary of Henry and Ella Appenzeller’s mission to Korea, this year’s Tipple-Vosburgh lecture series celebrates the deep significance of their work as Methodist missionaries. Held on October 13th and 14th, the series will explore historical aspects […]

Rare Book Exhibit: The Reformation

Students in Professor :Louis Hamilton’s Comparative Religion and History Honors Seminar, “The Reformation: Theology, Society and Devotion,” have organized an exhibition of rare books from the 15th to the 18th centuries. The students have spent the semester researching the significance of these items and the ideas they promoted. Highlights include a book from the first […]

Out of the Vault, 4/7: Drew Methodist Collection

Out of the Vault Archives Workshop The Drew Methodist Collection Tuesday, April 7, 2015 @ 7 p.m. Wilson Reading Room, United Methodist Archives and History Center Workshop Leaders: Christopher Anderson, Mary Alice Cicerale, Lucy Marks, and Lisa Miller The Methodist Collections of Drew University and the General Commission on Archives and History for The United Methodist […]

Book Reception for Ernie Rubinstein, Oct. 2

You are invited to a book reception to celebrate the publication of theological librarian emeritus Ernie Rubinstein’s book, “From Ecclesiastes to Simone Weil: Varieties of Philosophical Spirituality”, on Thursday, October 2 from 4 to 6 pm in the Library lobby. Hosted by FDU Press and the Drew University Library.

Library Graffiti: For D.Mins on the Fly

Research in Ministry Has someone already written my DMin thesis?  Check this index to DMin theses, produced by the American Theological Library Association. http://rim.atla.com/star/rimonline_login.htm Dissertations and Theses And what about all the Drew DMin dissertations?  Many of them are fulltext online in this database.  Limit your search by Drew=School, D.Min.=Degree, to find them. http://www.drew.edu/library/er/dissertations-and-theses Ministry […]

Library Graffiti: Parting Recommendations

Dr. Ernie Rubinstein, Theological Librarian, retires June 30. His last reference picks:   Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism Kaleidoscopic in approach—topical, geographical, biographical—this 6-volume work is still in process. Note especially the articles, “Gender” in v. 4, and “Feminism,” v. 5. Ref BL1105 .B75 Defending Same-Sex Marriage The 2nd volume of this collection of essays is […]

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