Entrance to the Trowbridge Reference Room from the Divinity Library’s rotunda area.

In Focus

Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception

The library now has online access to the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception (EBR) a comprehensive guide to the background, origins, and development of the canonical texts of the Bible. EBR also documents the history of the Bible’s interpretation and reception across the centuries, not only in Judaism and Christianity, but also in literature, visual art, music, film, and dance, as well as in Islam and other religious traditions.

Current Exhibit: Missionary Scientists & Explorers

Artifacts, books, and manuscripts from the Divinity Library’s renowned Day Missions Collection document the lives and work of missionary scientists and explorers such as Matteo Ricci, David Livingstone, Eli Smith, Mildred Cable, and scientists teaching at Christian universities overseas.