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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Our emersion in the old has been replaced by more hasty acquaintances with a medley of newer, recent and even alternative ‘books’.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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Book of the Month: August 2019

Into the Foothills of Transformation by Donald Eadie I do not know Donald Eadie well but as a result of this very remarkable, challenging and generative book this reader has and others will,  get to know him better. So what … Read more

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Dr Jon Morgan To Lead Centre of Theology, Imagination and Culture

Sarum College is pleased to announce the appointment* of Dr Jon Morgan as Coordinator of the Centre for Theology, Imagination and Culture. Prior to the appointment, Dr Morgan was Lecturer in Hebrew Bible at the University of Exeter. His primary … Read more

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Book of the Month: July 2019

Some of you may have been among the hundreds of people lucky enough to hear Barbara Brown Taylor on her recent UK book tour.  The Episcopalian priest always draws large crowds – and her books attract a lot of interest. … Read more

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IT Officer Post

We’re recruiting for the post of IT Officer at Sarum College. Read more

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