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Reading Recommendations

Here is a list to get you started on your summer reading, courtesy of Dr. Bill Yarchin, the Dean’s Endowed Professor of Biblical Studies in the School of Theology (this list originally appeared in APU Life in the Winter 2011 … Continue reading

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May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific Americans month – set out to be a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.  Asian-Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and … Continue reading

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New Books Added in April 2014

New titles added to the theological collections in April. BJ1518 .H36 2014. THE HANDBOOK OF VIRTUE ETHICS EDITED BY STAN VAN HOOFT ; CONSULTANT EDITORS, NAFSIKA ATHANASSOULIS … [ET AL.]. Durham; Bristol, Conn. : Acumen Publishing Ltd. 2014. BR252 .M3935 … Continue reading

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Earth Day Resources

April 22nd is the 44th celebration of the national Earth Day movement. Begun  in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, it was hoped that encouraging public awareness about air and water pollution would bring it to the national political agenda. You … Continue reading

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Observations, Celebration

Holy Week has begun …a time for remembering the darkest and the brightest days on the Christian calendar. I thought I would share this poem as a means of remembrance… . . . . Et Resurrexit Tertia Die (Bach, Credo, … Continue reading

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It’s National Library Week!

  National Library week is celebrated April 13 – 19, 2014 with the theme “Lives change @ your library®.” Sponsored by the American Library Association, all kinds of libraries – universities and seminaries (like ours), elementary and high school, public … Continue reading

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Commemorating William Booth

Born on April 10, 1829, William Booth along with his wife Catherine, founded the Salvation Army. Booth was born in Nottingham, England and spent his early years apprenticed to a pawnbroker, giving him the opportunity to see poverty firsthand. He … Continue reading

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April is National Poetry Month!

National Poetry Month was begun in 1996 by the American Academy of Poets to annually celebrate poetry and the important place it has in American culture. The organization has a terrific website with 30 Ways to Celebrate  and includes clever … Continue reading

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Faith Integration Research – Resources

My colleague, Michelle Spomer, has created a terrific resource for those working on faith integration papers, syllabi preparation and class assignments. It is a part of the University Libraries LibGuides collection and can be accessed here. LibGuides are also available … Continue reading

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New Additions to our Korean Language Collections – March 2014

These are the newest resources added to our Korean language collections at the LA Regional Center library. As you scroll through the list you’ll see a number of resources for research and writing skills, particularly for D.Min students. Where possible, … Continue reading

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