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Christmas Illumination from the Saint John’s Bible on Display in Payson

The new Saint John’s Bible display in the Payson Library lobby is currently featuring an illumination of a nativity scene, from the first page of the book of Luke. The nativity scene shows a manger surrounded by animals in front, Mary and Joseph to the right, and the shepherds and townspeople on the left. A […]

Oxford Islamic Studies Online now Available

Pepperdine University Libraries are pleased to announce that we now offer Oxford Islamic Studies Online through December 31, 2014. We received this database through our Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys grant. Find it in the list of electronic resources. Encompassing over 5,000 A–Z reference entries, chapters from scholarly and introductory works, Qur’anic materials, primary sources, images, […]

Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics now available in Project Muse

The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics from the The Society of Christian Ethics:, previously announced as joining Project MUSE, is now online. The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (JSCE) is published by Georgetown University Press twice a year with a distribution of 1400. The JSCE is comprised of scholarly papers, book […]

Volume Three of the Saint John’s Bible Arrives at the Library

The Wisdom Books volume of the Saint John’s Bible arrived at Payson Library this week. Third in a set of seven volumes, this volume includes the books of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, Wisdom of Solomon, and Sirach. Women are celebrated in many of the illuminations throughout this volume, which highlights the feminine nature […]

Pepperdine University Libraries Shares Saint John’s Bible with Local Legatus Group

The Pepperdine University Libraries team recently had the pleasure of sharing the Saint John’s Bible with 62 members of the West LA chapter of Legatus, a nationwide organization that supports top-ranking Catholic business leaders and their spouses in the three areas of faith, family, and business. At the Jonathan Club in Santa Monica, Pepperdine University […]

The Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception Now Available

Pepperdine University Libraries recently purchased access to the online version of the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR). This comprehensive and in-depth encyclopedia offers entries related to the Bible and its origins, development, and influence in religion and culture. Each entry defines the person, place, or other topic and discusses it from several […]