The library has made a significant investment in new resources in in the area of Judaeo-Christian studies. These databases and encyclopedias were acquired to support of the Institute of Judaeo-Christian Studies’ Master of Arts in Jewish-Christian Studies program, as well as the University’s broad religious studies mission and tradition, including Catholic Studies, Religious Studies and Theology.
The Library is grateful for the support of both the Institute of Judaeo-Christian Studies, and the Foundation for Judaeo-Christian Studies that supervises the gift of Ms. H. Suzanne Jobert. The Sharp-Jobert fund for books remembers Father James Sharp, an SHU reference librarian, and Ms. Jobert.
Recent acquisitions include:
Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts
Extensive range of seminal works from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras.
Provides an exhaustive and organized overview of Jewish life and knowledge from the Second Temple period to the contemporary State of Israel.
Encyclopedia of Arab-Israeli Conflict
Presents a comprehensive look at the myriad aspects of the continuing clash between Arabs and Israelis.
Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954
Excellent resource for all those interested in understanding and exploring the history of Jewish communities in America from their first arrival in New York in 1654 to the integral part that they play today.
Oxford Handbooks Online: Religion
The religion area of OHO provides new essays on critical topics and emerging issues in the study of religion, complementing hundreds of essays on Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and cross-cultural thematic studies that are part of the rich trove of Oxford Handbooks in religion.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture.
More detail regarding the Walsh Library’s resources in these areas can be found in the Judaeo-Christian Studies research guide.