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Manton and Shakespeare

This week’s new stuff! Requested by Joshua Appel The Love of Learning and the Desire for God is composed of a series of lectures given to young monks at the Institute of Monastic Studies at Sant’Anselmo in Rome during the winter of 1955-56. Requested by Doug Wilson The works of Thomas Manton (1620-1677) present us…

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School is back, and so are new books!

Here’s some fancy new stuff at Tyndale, ready to greet Jerusalem Term! New Books On Reserve: Requested by Tim Edwards By definition, a high view of Scripture inheres in evangelicalism. However, there does not seem to be a uniform way to articulate an evangelical doctrine of Scripture. Taking up the challenge, Vincent Bacote, Laura Miguélez…

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A New Collection

Tyndale library recently acquired a small but delightful collection as a generous donation from Mrs Julie Gamewell of Washington.  The books featured in my last post were a part of it, as are some exciting additions like a first edition of Ulysses S. Grant’s personal memoirs, an old eight volume edition of Schaff’s “History of…

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Surprises

Tyndale library recently received a generous donation of 150 or so books from Mrs. Julie Gamewell, whose late husband and father-in-law were both reformed pastors and had accumulated a sizable library.  There’s some fun stuff, like a first edition of Ulysses Grant’s memoirs, and a lot of Biblical study titles; as I was sorting and…

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Augustine and Glory

Last haul for the school year!  Once again, all selected by Joshua Appel, with the exception of the Collision DVD, which was selected by yours truly. The central contention of Christian faith is that in the incarnation the eternal Word or Logos of God himself has taken flesh, so becoming for us the image of…

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Coraline

It’s a new month, and a new theme for selections!  Because everyone will of course be looking for fun summer reading, I have appointed May the sci-fi/fantasy month.  This week’s excerpt is the first chapter of Neil Gaiman‘s book Coraline. Chapter I.      Coraline discovered the door a little while after they moved into…

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Aesthetics and Theology

More Appel selections, with a little Schlect and Wilson thrown in! Selected by Joshua Appel Augustine famously claimed that the virtues of pagan Rome were nothing more than splendid vices. This critique reinvented itself as a suspicion of acquired virtue as such, and true Christian virtue has, ever since, been set against a false, hypocritical…