Category: Historical books

The Oxford Handbook of The Historical Books of the Hebrew Bible, edited by Brad E. Kelle and Brent A. Strawn

The Oxford Handbook Series is a new venture from Oxford University Press, seeking to provide in each volume a cutting-edge inquiry into current thinking and research using an international group of scholars in the given field. This particular volume on historical books provides resources for the books of Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, and […]

Best practices for digitizing historical books and paper documents – GCN

Best practices for digitizing historical books and paper documents By Amy O. Anderson May 28, 2020 This spring’s COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have made the need for digital access clearer than ever. Public and private sector organizations were forced to scramble to keep working despite the office closings, and some were more prepared than others for […]

Citing historical books, Hindu organization claims Babur did not build a mosque in Ayodhya, Aurangzeb did-India News, Firstpost

Mughal Emperor Babur neither visited Ayodhya nor ordered the demolition of the temple to build a mosque in 1528 at the disputed site of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid, a Hindu body claimed in the Supreme Court on Wednesday. New Delhi: Mughal Emperor Babur neither visited Ayodhya nor ordered the demolition of the temple to build a […]

Man from Virden says artifacts and historical books destroyed in ‘catastrophic’ fire at old school

George Armstrong had hoped that a former school he was helping to restore would one day become a place where children in the area could relearn. But now all that’s left is a blackened hole surrounded by charred bricks. “This place was just an absolute gem,” Armstrong said, looking at the remains of the building […]

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