From the Stacks

An occasional series by John Elliott, who reveals some of the treasures in the Sarum College Library.

From the Stacks: Nineteenth Century Controversies

Much time and energy has been spent discussing how the Reformation changed the theology of the Church of England. Because of a variety of factors this debate was especially active during the nineteenth century when various differing religious factions argued … Read more

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From The Stacks: New Series Uncovers Library Gems

An occasional series on the Sarum College Library reveals some of the lesser-known treasures in the 40,000-strong collection, especially in the areas of ecclesiastical and local history Sarum College has one of the largest theological libraries in southern England which … Read more

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The Sarum College Library – A Whirlwind Tour

The library at Sarum College was created in 1860 with the formation of the Salisbury Theological College. As an initial deposit it received the 274-volume collection of Bishop Walter Kerr Hamilton which mostly comprised nineteenth century pamphlets, tracts, sermons and charges… Read more

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The Sowter Collection at Sarum College Library

Sarum College Library has a well-established reputation as a theological library, but it also has a fine local history collection, books on ecclesiastical history aids for genealogists and more. Read more

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John Jewel, a key figure in defining the Anglican Church

The Sarum College Library holds a number of publications by and about John Jewel (1522-71), a leading Protestant reformer who did much to start to define what was unique and different about the English church. Read more

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