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Our Favorite Authors

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Not Quite Renegade Book Group
One Hundred Years of Solitude, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Learn more about some of our previous programs and Bible studies.



Bibles

Bible Gateway
Search any or all of nine versions of the Bible - in English and nine other languages. 

Bible Study Tools
Search 20 versions of the Bible.  You can limit to Old or New Testament or to specific sections.  Includes commentaries, concordances, dictionaries, and more. 

Yahoo!...Bibles
Links to lots of Bible resources. 

The Book of Common Prayer

The Book of Common Prayer
Many versions, from 1549 onward, plus additional documents. 

Cristnogaeth Bibles and Liturgical Resources
Includes links to Anglican/Episcopal, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and Celtic Liturgies.  Also Bibles, Preaching Resources, Lectionaries, and Hymnals. 

Readings

The Lectionary
Weekly and monthly calendars in liturgical colors.  Includes readings, biographical information, and links to additional resources.  Bible readings are linked to the Bible Gateway

The Lectionary Page
A liturgical calendar with links to the readings from the Episcopal Lectionary. 

Comments: Commentaries on the Revised Common Lectionary
Comments, introductions, and additional information for the Sunday readings.  From the Anglican Church of Canada, Diocese of Montreal. 

The Daily Office
Daily readings provided as a ministry of The Mission of St. Clare.  Includes lectionaries. 

Forward Day By Day
Includes "today's reading" and a link to Scholarly Technolgy Group's Bible Browser Basic Home Page.  From the Forward Movement home page you can learn about this week's Anglican Cycle of Prayer.

Hymnals

The Hymnal 1982 (from St. Andrews Episcopal Church
Includes a Topical Index and a First Line Index, with links to midi files of uncopyrighted hymns.  No text of the hymns. 

Anglican Online Hymnal
A work in progress, this site includes the non-copyrighted text, and some midi files, from six Anglican hymnals from the United States, England, and Canada.  First line, numerical, and seasonal indices.  Also searchable. 

The Cyber Hymnal
Includes information about the hymns, midi files, and scores.  Indices by title, topic, tune "name," people, and language.  A plug-in is required to view the scores. 

Books

Christian Classics Ethereal Library (Electronic texts)
Electronic texts, including writings of the early Church fathers, the World Wide Study Bible, prayer books, hymnals, fiction, reference material.  Multidenominational, from Wheaton College.

Church Publishing Incorporated
Includes the The Episcopal Clerical Directory Online and an online catalog of publications.  [Note: Your browser's "back" button will not take you out of the online catalog.]

The Episcopal Book/Resource Center
Catalog of books available from the Episcopal Church Center in New York City.  On the Episcopal Church, USA  web site. 

Internet Christian Library (Electronic texts)
Links to Christian Internet resources.  Includes Guide to Christian Literature on the Internet  and Guide to Early Church Documents.  Multidenominational.

News

Episcopal News Service
Anglican Communion News Service
Episcopal Life (Selected articles) 
The Living Church (Selected articles)



Reference Tools 

Episcopal/Anglican Terms Glossary  (Saint Paul's Church - Augusta, Ga.)
Definitions, some with illustrations, of terms used in the Episcopal Church.

The Episcopal Clerical Directory Online (ECDplus)
The Clergy QuickFind is searchable by name, city, state, canonical residence, or seminary.  There are separate searches for all bishops or for clergy by gender.  The Parish QuickFind is searchable by parish name, city, state, diocese, or parish type.  From Church Publishing Incorporated.

The Virtual Religion Index
From the Religion Department at Rutgers University, this site provides annotated links to a wealth of information on religion, including Biblical studies, Christian tradition, and more. 

Services from our Local Libraries

Q and A NJ
Live web-based reference service available from the New Jersey Library Network. 
Available Monday - Thursday, 1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. and Friday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Databases  (Haddonfield Public Library, Cherry Hill Public Library, Camden County Library)
If you hold a library card from one of our local libraries, you can use the databases that are available remotely.  Just some of these include 

  • Articles from EBSCOhost's MasterFILE Premier, Health Source: Consumer Edition, and Newspaper Source
  • Suggested reading from NoveList or What Do I Read Next?
  • Poetry from The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry
More South Jersey libraries (Not all have remote database access.)


Authors

Roy Clouser

The Philosophy Faculty at The College of New Jersey
About Roy Clouser, from the College of New Jersey.

Roy has written:

William C. Lubenow
Bill Lubenow was born in Illinois, raised in Chicago, and educated in Iowa. He teaches European and British history at Stockton College. Currently he is writing on the British Roman Catholic aristocracy in the nineteenth century, the making of the liberal state, 1815-1914, and the Strachey family, 1817-1968.  He is a member of the American Historical Association and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society.  He belongs to the Bredon Society in Cambridge, England and the Reform Club in London.  He enjoys music, cooking and eating, and talking (in groups of eight or fewer). 

Bill is the author of 

  • The Politics of Government Growth: Early Victorian Attitudes Towards State Intervention, 1833-1848(1971) [Amazon.com]
  • Parliamentary Politics and the Home Rule Crisis : The British House of Commons in 1886 (1988) [Amazon.com]
  • The Cambridge Apostles, 1820-1914: Liberalism, Imagination, and Friendship in British Intellectual and Professional Life (1998) [Amazon.com  |  Barns & Noble]. 
Jan Karon
Jan Karon is a favorite of our library users.  You can learn more about her at the following Web sites.

A Conversation with Jan Karon
An interview with Rebecca Bain.  From Davis-Kidd Booksellers.

Sweetacre's Jan Karon Links Page
Includes links to articles & interviews, reviews, and  more.

Welcome to Mitford
The Penguin Putnam Web site offers information on the Mitford series, excerpts, a newsletter, discussion guides, and biographical information on Jan Karon.

Books by Jan Karon can be found on Amazon.com and Barnes and Noble.


Learn more about it! ... Continued

The Bridger Generation: America's Second Largest Generation, What They Believe, How to Reach Them, by Thom S. Rainer (Amazon.com, with reviews)
The Episcopal Network for Evangelism, includes Characteristics of the Generations
Turning the Tide for Today's Youth, by Jessica Wadkins and Pamela Pearson Wong (Family Voice, July/August 1999)


Grace Church in Haddonfield Betty Jean Swartz, Librarian
thelibrarian@comcast.net
Updated 5 May 2002