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Ikon by Robyn Golden-Hann Now on Display

Ikon, an engraving by Robyn Golden-Hann carved from Portland stone with gold leaf, is the newest addition to Sarum College’s collection of art on long-term loan. The carving is inspired by the tradition of icon painting (or ‘writing’) in the … Read more

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On Not Seeing Bruegel (Epiphany) by Deborah Lewer

Writing in the US publication The Other Journal, Deborah Lewer, a Visiting Scholar at Sarum, reflects on her decision not to visit the Bruegel exhibition in Vienna over the festive period. Find her Article on the The Other Journal website … Read more

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Rave Reviews for Exploring Theology

Dr Jayme Reaves is leading the new Exploring Theology course, successor to Theology, Quest and Questions, which began with in September 2019, on the Hebrew Bible. Student feedback has been glowing – here’s a sample. What have you most enjoyed … Read more

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A Resolution You Can Stick To

Now that the new year is upon us and resolutions are being made, it may be a good time to consider our own personal development and how we can better ourselves in 2020.Focussing on our flaws and deficiencies builds a … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

We are surprised to realise that it’s just over a year since we started. How quickly the time has passed! I recall my earlier fascination with A Survey of Mr. Hobbes his Leviathan, and my romantic notions of possible 17 century fake ostrich skin … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

A series of small, incredibly neat, bore-holes meander into the text block from its lower front edge. This is my first encounter with a bookworm. On closer inspection, and to my relief, I find no evidence of an actual worm … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

Our emersion in the old has been replaced by more hasty acquaintances with a medley of newer, recent and even alternative ‘books’. Our first reaction, that we would be able to get through them a lot quicker, was only partly … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

The library is very attractive at this time of year. Sun streams in through the windows and the greenery of the large pot-plants is vibrant and vigorous.I peer at the illustrations in the old books we unload from our trolley … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

Summer holidays mean the rest of the team are taking breaks. My ‘ordinary’ life is temporarily on hold and I’m glad to have this regular tryst with some very dusty old books to add some stability to my days. We … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog:

Is it possible to be just a little bit dumbstruck? I stared at a large leather bound volume. The leather was brittle and flaking, the front and back boards of compressed paper, were delaminating at all corners. The back board … Read more

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