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Evidence of Female Ownership in Regent

Evidence of Female Ownership in Regent's Rare Books

February 19, 2019

One exciting thing you can discover in our rare book collections is evidence of female ownership. Check out our blog post about female signatures found in our copy of Richard Sibbes' Glance of Heaven featured on earlymodernfemalebookownership....

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Closed for Family Day

February 15, 2019

The Allison Library will be closed for Family Day on February 18, 2019.

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Closed for Snow Day - Updated at 1:21 pm

February 12, 2019

The Allison Library will be closed all day on February 12, 2019 due to snow.

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New Rare Book Display on Illustrations

New Rare Book Display on Illustrations

January 31, 2019

Our new display on illustrations is now up in the library foyer! Unlike many new editions of old books, these early editions include illustrations on their title pages and frontispieces that show something about the time in which they were made. T...

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Rare Book Display on John Owen

Rare Book Display on John Owen

January 23, 2019

Our rare book display on John Owen has been up in the library foyer for a couple months, so it's almost ready to put these fragile books back in the temperature-controlled rare books room. Don't forget to stop by and take a peek at these treasures...

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Christmas Closure

Christmas Closure

December 14, 2018

The Allison Library will be closed from December 15, 2018 until January 1, 2019. The Allison Library will reopen on January 2, 2019. If you wish to return books you may drop them off in the book bin located at Regent College's southeast entrance. ...

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Next Book Talk

Next Book Talk

October 25, 2018

A big thanks to all of those who joined us for our first book talk in the Allison Library today, and to Dr. J. I. Packer for teaching us all about The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan. 

If you missed out, click here to sign up for our next ta...

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Upcoming Book Talks

Upcoming Book Talks

October 12, 2018

 

Ever wonder what's in the rare books room in the Allison Library? Discover its historical, spiritual, and theological gems by registering for one of our upcoming book talks on various rare books, including John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress...

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New Rare Books Research Guide

New Rare Books Research Guide

September 26, 2018

 

Have you heard about "the Puritan books at Regent" but don't know what they are, or want to do research in the rare books room but don't know where to start? Check out our new rare books research guide designed to help you make the most of...

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Interview with Collection Donor, J. I. Packer

Interview with Collection Donor, J. I. Packer

July 24, 2018

Our Puritan Project Assistant, Jenny-Lyn de Klerk, sat down with one of our collection donors, Dr. J. I. Packer, to talk about his experience collecting antiquarian books, as well as his advice for using rare books and studying the Puritans today....

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