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Librarians Carla Caretto and Alison McGhee have published an annotated bibliography in Volume 2, Issue Number 4 of Codex. Their work, BRIDGING CULTURES BOOKSHELF – MUSLIM JOURNEYS: A SELECTED ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY, is an exploration of Muslim culture for scholars and the public. It can be read in full text here.


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Latest Arrivals at the Library:

Check out our newest additions to the collection in the new arrivals shelf at the front of the library. Below are some of the highlights of the newest arrivals to the Ham:

Abruzzo, Margaret. Polemical Pain: Slavery, Cruelty, and the Rise of Humanitarianism..

Brookfield, Stephen D. Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Question their Assumptions.

Breese, Steven. On Acting: A Handbook for Today’s Unique American Actor.

Carlson, W. Bernard. Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age.

Coles, Romand. Rethinking Generosity: Critical Theory and the Politics of Caritas.

Dale, Jeremy W. Understanding Microbes..

Frank, Jerry J. Making Rocky Mountain National Park: The Environmental History of An American Treasure.

Furnish, Victor Paul. Theology and Ethics in Paul.

Harley Jr., Willard F. His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage.

Gaillardetz, Richard R. and Catherine E. Clifford. Keys to the Council: Unlocking the Teaching of Vatican II.

Gerhard, Jane F. The Dinner Party: Judy Chicago and the Power of Popular Feminism, 1970-2007.

Ghaemi, Nassir. A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness.

Giles, Paul. The Global Remapping of American Literature.

Kalimi, Issac. (ed.) Jewish Bible Theology: Perspectives and Case Studies.

Messer, Neil. Flourishing: Health, Disease, and Bioethics in Theological Perspective.

Neuman, Susan B. and Donna C. CelanoGiving Our Children A Fighting Chance: Poverty, Literacy, and the Development of Information Capital

McCool, Daniel. River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America’s Rivers.

Palmer, Parker J. and Arthur Zajonc.  The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal: Transforming the Academy through Collegial Converstaions.

Siddiqui, Mona. Christians, Muslims, & Jesus.

Smith, James K.A. Imagining the Kingdom: How Worship Works.

Smith, Matthew. Hyperactive: The Controversial History of ADHD.

Thiele, Leslie Paul. Sustainability.

Wright, N.T. How God Became King: The Forgotten Story of the Gospels.

New DVD additions:

Cowboys and Aliens (2013)

Buried (2010)

Super 8 (2011)

Never Back Down (2008)