July 2011 Archives

Islamic Manuscripts in HATHI Trust

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Islamic Manuscripts (Michigan) (Featured Collection) now in Hathi Trust:

Newly digitized manuscripts from the Islamic Manuscripts Collection at the University of Michigan, mainly in Arabic, Persian and Ottoman Turkish and dating from the 8th to 20th century CE.

Owner: ekropf (University of Michigan)
Title: Hathi Trust Digital Library
Description: The Hathi Trust is a reliable and increasingly comprehensive digital archive of library materials converted from print that is co-owned and managed by a number of academic institutions.
Access URL: http://catalog.hathitrust.org/

New titles ordered July 22

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New titles recently ordered in Religious Studies, Philosophy, Jewish Studies and Holocaust & Genocide Studies

Interested in one of these books?
In a week or two, search by title in MNCAT Classic in a few weeks for availability


"Jew" in Cinema: From the Golem To Don't Touch My Holocaust. Bartov, Omer Paper 2005
"Translation Is Required": the Septuagint in Retrospect and Prospect Cloth 2011
Action and Appearance: Ethics and the Politics of Writing in Hannah Arendt Ebook 2011
All the Bishops' Men. Mooney, Tom Paper 2011
Antisemitism on The Campus: Past & Present Cloth 2011
Augustine's Confessions: a Biography. Wills, Garry, 1934- Ebook 2011
Baptism: Historical, Theological, and Pastoral Perspectives Paper 2011
Being Generous. Malloch, Theodore R Ebook 2009
Between Scylla and Charybdis: The Jews in Sicily. Simonsohn, Shlomo, 1923- Paper 2011
Big Bang and Relative Immortality: Seminal Essays on The Creation of The Universe and The Advent of Biological Immortality. Sisti, Sebastian Ebook 2008
Bitter Prerequisites: Afaculty for Survival from Nazi Terror. Kleine-Ahlbrandt, William Laird (Ed.) Cloth 2001
Book in the Jewish World, 1700-1900. Gries, Zeev Paper 2010
Bosnian People Charge Genocide: Proceedings At Theinternational Court of Justice Concerning Bosnia .V Serbia on the Prevention and Punishment of Geno-Cide. Boyle, Francis Anthony, 1950- Paper 1996
Climbing: Philosophy for Everyone: Because It's There Ebook 2010
Created Equal: How the Bible Broke With Ancient Political Thought. Berman, Joshua Ebook 2008
Decalogue in Jewish and Christian Tradition Ebook 2011
Disciples in the Fourth Gospel: a Narrative Analysis of Their Faith and Understanding. Farelly, Nicolas Paper 2010
Discipline of Pure Fire (Saika Gyo Ho) in Shinto-Buddhism: Tracing the Roots of a Fire Ritual in Japanese Religious Traditions. Boyd, James W. (James Waldemar), 1934- Cloth 2011
Dr. Seuss and Philosophy: Oh, The Thinks You Can Think! Ebook 2011
Enlightenment and Genocide, Contradictions of Modernity Paper 2000
Ethical Vision of Clint Eastwood. Vaux, Sara Anson Paper 2011
Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland. O'donoghue, Neil Xavier Paper 2011
Faith Club: a Muslim, a Christian, a Jew-- Threewomen Search for Understaning. Idliby, Ranya Paper 2007
Far from Where?: Jewish Journeys from Shanghai To Australia. Finnane, Antonia Paper 1999
Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide. Bartrop, Paul R. (Paul Robert), 1955- Ebook 2011
Forgiving As We've Been Forgiven: Community Practices For Making Peace. Jones, L. Gregory Paper 2010
from Two Kingdoms To One Nation--Israel and Judah: Studies in Division and Unification. Gelander, Shamai Cloth 2011
God: a Scientific Update. Grinde, Bjorn, 1952- Cloth 2011
Historians of the Jews and the Holocaust. Engel, David Joshua, 1951- Cloth 2010
Historiography of the Holocaust print and ebook 2004
Holocaust Crossroads: Jewish Women and Children in Ravensbruck Cloth 2010
in God's Name: Genocide and Religion in the Twentieth Century Paper 2001
Insiders and Outsiders: Dilemmas of East European Jewry Paper 2010
inventing the Holy Land: American Protestant Pilgrimage To Palestine, 1865-1941. Rogers, Stephanie Stidham, Ebook 2011
Is The Two-State Solution Already Dead?: Israel Or Palestine?: a Political and Military History of The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. El-Hasan, Hasan Afif, 1932- Ebook 2010
Jesus in The Jewish World. Vermes, Geza, 1924- Paper 2010
Jesus' Transfiguration and the Believers' Transformation: a Study of the Transfiguration and Its Development. Lee, Simon S Paper 2009
Jews At Home: The Domestication of Identity Paper 2010
Lubavitcher Messianism: What Really Happens When Prophecy Fails?. Dein, Simon, 1959- Ebook 2011
Memory in the Bible and Antiquity Durham-Tubingen Research Symposium on Earliest Christianity...(5th: 2004: University of Durham) Cloth 2007
on Awareness: a Collection of Philosophical Dialogues. Pappas, Nicholas J Ebook 2011
One, the Many, and the Trinity: Joseph A. Bracken and the Challenge of Process Metaphysics. Pugliese, Marc A Cloth 2011
Origin of Ashkenazi Jewry: The Controversy Unraveled. Straten, Jits Van Cloth 2011
Ottoman Ulema, Turkish Republic: Agents of Change and Guardians of Tradition. Bein, Amit, 1970- Ebook 2011
Pansy's History: the Autobiography of Margaret E. P. Gordon, 1866-1966 Gordon, Margaret Elizabeth Schutt, 1866-1966 Cloth 2011
Pol Pot: Anatomy of Anightmare. Short, Philip Paper 2006
Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, from The Middle East To America. Ahmed, Leila Ebook 2011
Religion and Ethics in a Globalizing World: Conflict, Dialogue, and Transformation Ebook 2011
Religion and Ritual in Ancient Egypt. Teeter, Emily Paper 2011
Religion-State Encounters in Hindu Domains: from The Straits Settlements To Singapore. Sinha, Vineeta Ebook 2011
Religious Tolerance in World Religions Ebook 2008
Resurrection of the Messiah. Bryan, Christopher, 1935- Cloth 2011
Rule of Saint Benedict Benedict, Saint, Abbot of Monte Cassino Cloth 2011
Russia Gathers Her Jews: The Origins of The "Jewish Question" in Russia, 1772-1825. Klier, John Paper 2011
Sacrifice; Translated By Matthew Pattillo. Girard, Rene, 1923- Paper 2011
Saint and His Disciple: Cardinal John Henry Newman, the Reverend George Dudley Ryder and the Catholic Revival in Nineteenth Century England. Hunting, Penelope Cloth 2010
Saving Sport: Sport, Society and Spirituality. O'gorman, Kevin Paper 2010
Scotland's Methodists, 1750-2000. Batty, Margaret Cloth 2010
Self, Culture, and Others in Womanist Practical Theology. Sheppard, Phillis Isabella, 1958- Cloth 2011
Socrates and Jesus: The Argument That Shaped Western Civilization. Hattersley, Michael E Ebook 2009
Summoning The Spirits: Possession and Invocation in Contemporary Religion Ebook 2011
Textual Criticism and Qur'an Manuscripts. Small, Keith E., 1959- Ebook 2011
Tibetan Buddhism & Modern Physics: Toward a Union of Love and Knowledge. Mansfield, Victor, 1941- Ebook 2008
Transformation of Judaism: from Philosophy To Religion. Neusner, Jacob, 1932- Paper 2011
Treasures from The Attic: The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank's Family; Trans. By Damion Searls. Pressler, Mirjam Cloth 2011
Wandering Jew in America. Rebhun, Uzi Cloth 2011
Was America Founded As a Christian Nation?: a Historical introduction. Fea, John Paper 2011
Wolverton Bible: the Old Testament & Book of Revelaton Through the Pen of Basil Wolverton. Wolverton, Basil Cloth 2009

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light On Religious Child Maltreatment. Heimlich, Janet, 1962- Paper 2011
Christian Conceptions Of Jewish Books: The Pfefferkorn Affair. Shamir, Avner Paper 2011
Dead Sea Level: Science, Exploration And Imperial Interests In The Near East. Goren, Haim Cloth 2011
Jesus Christ And The Life Of The Mind. Noll, Mark A Cloth 2011
Martyrdom: A Guide For The Perplexed. Middleton, Paul Ebook 2011
Out Of The Frame: The Struggle For Academic Freedom In Israel. Pappe, Ilan Ebook 2010

Wilson exhibits display KJV history

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Note the information on two Wilson exhibits marking the 400th anniversary of the King James version of the Bible


July-August 2011
KJV and American History & Culture
first floor display cases in Wilson Reference
view the three posters together
larger files (may take longer to load):
KJV and the U.S. Constitution poster
KJV Lost in Translation? poster
KJV and American Education poster


November 2011-February 2012
The Word Made Flesh
Libraries Exhibits
Free and open to the public
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible, this exhibit will feature examples of biblical texts, including medieval manuscripts and facsimiles. Highlights will include two leaves from the 42-line Gutenberg Bible; the original New Testament portion of the King James Bible; other early printings such as the Geneva Bible and the "Breeches" Bible; and related works stemming out of the Reformation such as publications, broadsides, and pamphlets from Martin Luther, Philip Melanchthon, and others.

More information:


Levinson, Bernard M., and Joshua A. Berman. "Scripture, Statecraft,
and the American Founding: The King James Bible at 400." The History
Channel Magazine
special supplement, November 2010, pp. 1-11.

see also the KJV400 page

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