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2013–2014 Events


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Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (Daniel J. Theron Room)

Peter Brown, “Alms, Labor, and The ‘Holy Poor’: Early Monasticism Between Syria and Egypt”
Speaker: Dr. Peter Brown, The Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History Emeritus, Princeton University

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Public Event


October 1–31, 2013

Theological Libraries Month celebrations, including book raffle


Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (Daniel J. Theron Room)

Theological Libraries Month Lecture: Dr. Karlfried Froehlich, “Adventures in the Seminary Library Land”
Speaker: Dr. Karlfried Froehlich, Benjamin B. Warfield Professor of Ecclesiastical History Emeritus
Given in recognition of Theological Libraries Month, this personal talk from one of our esteemed emeriti professors about some of the interesting, rare, and unusual items he has discovered and worked with over the years in the Princeton Theological Seminary Library.

Public Event

Photo gallery


October 21–24, 2013

Alumni/ae Week Tours and Exhibits 


Friday, November 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (Daniel J. Theron Room)

Film Viewing: Vertigo with theological interpretation by Dr. C. Clifton Black, Otto A. Piper Professor of Biblical Theology
In 2012, Sight and Sound's international poll of movie critics voted Hitchcock's Vertigo as the #1 film of all time, supplanting Citizen Kane at the top. A theme underlying this movie is what St Augustine referred to as "disordered love."


Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. (Iain R. Torrance Atrium)

That Holy Night: Christmas Stories in Song
A library holiday concert featuring a selection of traditional, religious and secular Christmas music for the enjoyment of the Seminary and wider Princeton community. Join us for a midweek break and an evening of song with a quartet of local professional musicians. Seasonal refreshments to follow. For more information, please email us.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014 between 12:30pm and 2:30pm (Alumni/ae Room)

Palm Cross–A symbol of love, a Lenten activity
Princeton Theological Seminary Library is hosting a Lenten activity on Thursday, April 10, in the Alumni/ae Room (2036) on the second floor of the library between 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Learn how to make a cross out of palm leaves. The activity should take no longer than 15 minutes. All members of the Seminary community are invited. Pre-registration, by April 4, is preferred, though not required. Please email Sarita Ravinder or stop by the reference desk.