Category: Collections

Asian Language Book Collection/Graphic Novel Collection

We would like to announce a new browsable collection at the Theology Library.  From time to time the Library receives donations of books in non-western languages, particularly in Chinese and Korean.  Since we do not have staff with expertise in cataloging in those languages, these books have up to now not been made available to […]

School of Theology Archives’ Medieval Psalter Leaf on Display at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum September 22, 2016 – January 16, 2017

A manuscript held by the School of Theology Library/Archives is on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum through January 2017! Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts In Boston Collections, Boston’s first major, collaborative exhibition of medieval manuscripts, begins this month at the Harvard University, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and Boston College. Beyond Words showcases illuminated manuscripts […]

Library Exhibitions Focused on Printmaking & Design in Reading Room

On display in the library’s reading room from January – March 10, 2017 are items from the School of Theology Archives focused on design, printmaking, and art. Come check it out! Thank you so much to Archivist and Preservation Librarian, Kara Jackman, who put together the exhibition! Information on current and past exhibitions can be found […]

Now Available: Books ordered with the Class Gift of 2016

Now available for check out at the School of Theology Library are the books ordered with the 2016 Class Gift! The Class of 2016 suggested a selection of books with the theme of power, privilege, and prophetic witness and generously donated to the library the funds to purchase the items. As a library, we are […]

April 2016 New and Forthcoming Acquisitions at the Theology Library

Check out some of the new print and electric titles purchased by the School of Theology Library! Click the link to find catalog records of the new print books and e-books. Print Books Asian American Christian ethics: voices, methods, issues by Grace Kao; Ilsup Ahn BJ1251 .A85 2015 Spirituality in education in a global, pluralised […]

New Archival Holdings database

Archon is a database system that describes archival holdings held at Boston University School of Theology Library. It allows users to search using keywords, record groups, collection name, subject, creator, and digital content listing. It has the capability to link to digital objects. Users will find helpful information like collection descriptions, biographical notes, subject indexing, […]

Ulterior motive: The Cartoons of James Crane

Ulterior motive: Cartoons by James Crane Through simple statements, and intricate black-and-white line drawings, Jim Crane comments on theology, ecology, politics and the human condition. His cartoons, created in the 1950s and 1960s seem even more relevant today. Crane’s cartoons were published in theological magazines including, motive (a magazine of the Methodist Student Movement), Ave […]