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A Rare and interesting book

Josse van Clichtove, De vita et moribus sacerdotum opusculum … secunda emissio. Parisiis: Ex officina Simonis Colinaei, 1520 (USTC 145230). A Flemish theologian, Josse van Clichtove (d. 1543) was a prolific author and editor. Already as a student in Paris, he was interested in monastic reform and pastoral theology. One of his aims as an… Read more »

Teachers Visual Guides

As part of the Heritage Lottery Fund project we are hoping to develop National Curriculum resources for use with Key stage 3 students. We are currently interviewing teachers to find out: What areas they would appreciate additional resources in? What subjects are hot topics at the moment? What format the additional resources would take? And… Read more »

Regent’s, Angus, Thomas Helwys and Radio 4

Below is the link to the segment on Radio 4, the segment recorded in The Angus Library and Archive starts 15:00 minutes into the program about Thomas Helwys and The Short Declaration of the Mistery of Iniquity. Sunday Program Enjoy!

The Angus Library on Radio 4 this Sunday

The Angus Library and Archive is on Radio 4’s Sunday Program this coming Sunday between 7am – 8am. Trevor Barnes is running a 6 minute spot focusing on the 400th anniversary of the English beginings of the Baptist denomination with a focus on Thomas Helwys and The Short Declaration of the Mistery of Iniquity. We would love… Read more »

Disco Babe Revealed

If you look in the bottom left hand corner of the picture in the previous post you will find this our disco babe.

Disco Babe

Above is the illustrated title page of one of our editions of  Richard Baxter’s, The saint’s everlasting rest, 1677. You may ask what the title Disco Babe, has to do with a work by Richard Baxter on the saint’s…..the answer is in the picture. I will buy a coffee for person with the first correct guess, I’ll… Read more »

Our first discovery!!

This is the title page to the New Testament of the so-called Matthew Bible, first printed in 1537 from an edited version of William Tyndal’s translation of the New Testament and of parts of the Old Testament, supplemented by Coverdale’s 1535 Old Testament translation. Because William Tyndal had been executed in 1536 as a result… Read more »

Let’s go!

Welcome to the new Angus Library and Archive blog. The main reason for starting this blog at this time is that it is a very exciting time in the life and development of the Angus. We have a Conservation Project being undertaken alongside a Heritage Lottery Fund Project for more information about them please click… Read more »

From the blog

7th October 2015

Escaping to 1896 India…

It’s been a very busy few days here at Regent’s Park College.  All our new students have arrived and there is a much busier,...
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