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BB SATURDAY MAV 16, 1998 RELIGION THE SALINA JOURNAL LaSALLE UNIVERSITY treasures collection of 200 Bibles Books dating to 1400s make up collection that includes 1535 Coverdale Bible By JENNIFER C.YATES Tita Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — In a dim basement str-LaSalle University, dark wood bookshelves line a back wall, filled with thousands of pages of the same story. : Some books are written in English, others :in Latin and Arabic. Some pages are illustrated with intricate engravings, hand made of wood more than four centuries ago. Rolled in ink, they were piiessed onto the books' pages of cloth or lambskin. -"More than 200 Bibles dating to the 1400s make up the university's Susan Dunleavy Collection, in memory of a student who died in a car crash in 1977. Dunleavy's father, Tim, donated money that funded the collection 20 years ago. jj'Ehe university, founded by the Christian. Brothers in 1863, has an enrollment of about 5,000 undergraduates and graduates. The campus is squeezed between row houses and pizza shops a few miles from downtown. Brother Daniel Burke, who founded the basement art gallery that houses the collection, keeps watch over the books. Exhibitions in the gallery often showcase the Bibles' exquisite illustrations, normally sequestered on a large bookshelf. LaSalle's English majors rely on the collection when they study the history of books, and their interest delights Burke. "It's enough to work with the students," he says. The collection's centerpiece is a 1535 Coverdale Bible, the first complete English translation published using the printing press. LaSalle's copy is one of only a handful of the first editions in North America. LaSalle's edition is missing only eight pages. The pages in the leather-bound book have not yellowed; indeed, the edges are still gilt, and the black ink is still dark. Its namesake, Miles Coverdale, did the translation from Latin and German. Flipping through the pages, Burke is still amazed how the translation matches modern versions. "That's 90 percent of what we have today," he says, reading aloud the first words in Genesis, the first book of the Bible. Donation made acquisition possible Thanks to a corporate donation, the university acquired the bible at a 1980 auction at Sotheby's for tens of thousands of dollars. "The Lord is good to poor but persistent collectors," acknowledges Burke, with a smile. Liana Lupas, a curator of the scripture collection at the American Bible Society in New York City, appreciates the rare edition. "For the first time," she says, "the complete English Bible became available in print." LaSalle's collection also includes two first editions of the King James Bible from 1611, at 20 pounds each positioned on the library's lowest shelf. More delicate books, with yellowed pages and frayed bindings, are kept under cover. The Quincuplex Psalterium, a first edition from 1509, is stored in a maroon leather box lined with green silk. Before the printing press, scribes created Bibles by writing each word by hand. Rare and expensive, the books were often chained to lecterns to avoid theft. Smaller books, such as the palm-sized ones that make up the Medieval Books of Hours, were used during private prayer services in 1475. Originally a history of early Bible illustrations, LaSalle's collection now includes modern editions and many translations from the last five centuries. The Gospels in Arabic and Latin, from 1591, was the first Bible ever translated into Arabic. With little funding, the university relies on donations for the collection and obtains many of the books through auctions. Burke considers himself fortunate to be near such books: "It's a great intellectual lesson. You're learning something all the time." The Associated Press Brother Daniel Burke keeps watch over LaSalle University's Bible collection, including the 1535 Coverdale Bible that he is holding. Mitt threatens World Council of Churches By The Associated Press c. 'ATHENS, Greece — A doctrinal rift is threatening to pull apart the World Council of Churches, the global assembly formed 50 years ago to unite Christianity. iilronically, the dispute between the. council's dominant Protestant denominations and its Orthodox Christian members involves is- siies that touch directly on the council's mission of inclusion: ordination of women and acceptance of < homosexuals and other ostracized groups. '. .i Boyle named pastor of Brookville church Orthodox leaders, supported by other conservative churches, are demanding the council backtrack on such liberal reforms. The dispute threatens even greater divisions — including a closer ecumenical bond between the Orthodox churches and the Roman Catholics, the only major Christian church not a full member in the 330-church World Council. The divisions also reflect the forces reshaping Christianity as its nearly 2 billion faithful prepare to celebrate 2,000 years since the birth of Jesus. "This is a reality sweeping the human family," said the Rev. James Morton, head of the Interfaith Center of New York. "The context has changed, people are now interested in a broader canvas." SPECIAL EVENTS ^ Rev. John Boyle will be- ebine pastor of the United Methodist Church, Brookville, ,~Boyle has not served a congregation for the past year and will succeed the Rev. Curtis Fulton, who will retire. -,, -Bishop Fritz Mutti, Topeka, announced the appointment of Boyle earlier this week. j. Boyle is scheduled to take the position July 5. • A special program, featuring Roger Cooper and his son Kyle, will be at the Teens For Christ Rally at 7 p.m. today at Brown Grand Theater, 310 W. Sixth, Concordia. High school graduates also be recognized this evening. • A Musical Vesper will be presented by Casey Moon at 7:30 p.m. today at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 600 State. A freewill offering will be taken for Amanda Starr, who has cancer. • High school graduating seniors will be honored at the 8:25 a.m. service Sunday at the First United Methodist Church, 112 N. Eighth. A reception will be at 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. • The Youth Choir will present a musical, "Circle of Friends," at the 8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m. service Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 901 E. Neal. The musical was written by the youth and adult members of the church and deals with issues facing people in their everyday lives. • The St. George Cathedral Choir of Wichita will perform a concert of Eastern Orthodox Paschal Music at 7 p.m. Sunday at All Saints Orthodox Church, 2818 Scanlan. A lamb/hog dinner will follow; the cost is $10 for adults. SUNDAY Isaiah 61:1-11 MONDAY John 3:1-21 THURSDAY Acts 3:1-26 TUESDAY John 14:1-14 FRIDAY Acts 4:1-22 WEDNESDAY John 14:15-31 SATURDAY Acts 4:23-37 Scriptures Selected by The American Bible Society Copyright 1998, Keister-Williams Newspaper Services, P.O. Box 8005, Charlottesville, VA 22906 'Both your FAITH and your CHURCH GROW through REGULAR CHURCH ATTENDANCE There is a group of flowers which gardeners hold dear. They are perennials. Once the seed is planted, a perennial returns each summer after the winter snow. Not only do the cheerful colors and lush foliage appear once again, incredibly, they multiply! An occasional drink of water and sunshine is all they ask. There is another seed we can plant that will return to us manifold. That is the seed of God's love. Once planted in our heart, not even the chill of despair can destroy its beauty or faithful presence. Daily prayer, Bible study, and weekly workshop will keep the love of God alive in our hearts. Worship the Creator this week. He will make a perennial paradise of your soul. 1125 E. Beloit Avenue Salina , Salon ComputerLand John Gunn & Staff 127 N. Seventh, Salina OVER 34 YEARS OF QUALITY SERVICE .-:>; BYTHEHASSMAN FAMILY HASSMAN -" Termite & Pest Control, Inc. Terry Burger & Associates Country Style Chicken Jim & Sherry Gates Frisnee Construction The Entire Staff Noon Kiwanis of Salina Your Community Service Club un/ii -*' BANK j-, Mf M6EH FD»C America's Strongest Banks Officers, Directors & Staff Glen & Elaine Headley Vidricksen Distributing Co. The Vidricksen's %^W^^^W^^HF f V^WW^^WfWV Ralph & Jeff Bennett OOD . _//«-. ./&.„«/./ 2>,, #,.„.•.," CONCRETE PRODUCTS, INC. Entire Staff vme Doug Jarvis & Employees WORSHIP WITH US! FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 1425 South Ohio 823-6331 or 823-6948 Prayer Time In The Sanctuary....9:00-9:20 am Bible Study For All Ages 0:30 am Morning Worship 10:45 am Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wednesday Family Night 7:00 pm Pastor: N. Rene Colaw Associate Pastor & Children: Jim Winfrey Director of Youth Ministries: Mike Haas Minister to Senior Adults: Jack Driscoll Financial Counselor: Jim Holder Marriage & Family Therapist: Nonie Nicklas ALL SAINTS onthofcox chRistian chuRch 2818 Scanlan Ave. (785) 823-3735 SAT. Great Vespers • 5:30pm SUN.Orthros- 8:30am Divine Liturgy • 9:30am Christian Ed.-11:00am "Discover the Beauty of Holiness" ELCA Evangelical Lutheran Church hi America I REDEEMEEH T 743 E. Magnolia 827-8195 Sunday Worship.... 8:00 ant & 10:30 am U Sunday School 9:15 am Chads L. Combs-Lay, Pastor T | IMMANUEL H E 255 South 7th 825-4750 Worship Service 8:30 and 11:00 am Sunday School 9:45 am Loren D. Mai, Pastor Mindy Buster, Youth Director Four Wonders Pre-school now enrolling ST. JOHN*!S~ , 302 South 7th 825-5081 Worship 8:15 & 10:45 am Sunday School 9:30 Pastor Charles Aase Rev. Wendell Berggrcn, Visitation Pastor Bruin Johnson, Youth Worker SALINA MENNONITE CHURCH 2026 Starlight Drive, 825-2C63 Worship Service ...................... 9:00 am Sunday School ...................... 10:00 am Pastor: Katlierine Pitts Christ The King Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod 111 W. Magnolia 827-7492 Sunday Worship 10:30 am Sunday School & Adult Bible Study ..9:15 am Rev. Leroy Pralle ST. MARK Wlncunitin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) N.E. Comer Ohio & Magnolia Worship Service 9:00 am Sunday School 10:15 am "Preaching Repentance And The Forglvcncsn Or Sin In Jesus Christ" Donald Wlcluiunn, Pastor 82M-I55 TRINITY LUTHERAN Missouri Synod West Crawford at 9th & 10th Streets Itev. Hobert Srhaedel Nov. diaries Ailanis Uir. uf Christian Ed. & YnuUi: Dana.!. (Meson "A Loving God In A Loving Church" Sunday Worship..8:30 am, 11:00 am, 7:00 pm Sunday School & Bible Classes 9:45 am Children Welcome In Church & Nursery FIRST 308 S. 8th Phone 825-0226 Church School For All Ages 0:00 am "The Challenge of Change" A- Rev. Thomas P. Reid \^« Rev. Karen K. Renner Dir. of Family Hope Center, Mary Ellen Evans Dir. of Music: Richard Koshgarian Sunrise 825 E. Beloit Phone 823-G344 Worship Services 8:30 & 11:00 am Coffee & Fellowship 9-30 am Church School (all ages) 9:40 am Nursery Provided f "Peace I Leave /"•V With You" ^^ UoiiiUd SfhrowiiT - Pastor Juni Seymour, Din-dor ul' Christian EtJucul.mii Dun Ihuwwrli, Piirish Assoriiiti 1 P R E S B Y T E R 1 A N Belmont Boulevard Christian Church 2508 Belraont Blvd., 827-1882 Dr. Paxton Jones - Pastor Nursery Provided Sunday School for all ages 9:15 am Worship and Communion 10:30 am ROLLING HILLS CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST The Reverend Patty Brown-Barnett 2026 Starlight Drive Service 11:10 am All Visitors Welcome 827-2972 Bahai Spiritual Assembly Hutchinson Teaches Chastity before marriage 1-800-713-6528 Christ The Lord Community Church • Innovative Praise Worship. • Expository Bible Preaching by Pastor Bill Springborg Sunday School, 9:00 a.m. Sunday morning, 10:15 a.in.-11:45 a.m. 785-820-9359 At the Camp Webster Center 1/2 Mile North Of Flying "J" TVuck Stop Or 1/4 Mile North Of 1-70 On Ohio St. Salina Church of God /"ft (Hdqls. Cleveland, Tn) I I I 321 N. 8th St. ^jj^/ Pastor Don Byerly 825-6355 Sunday School 9:30 am Morning Worship 10:45 ani Sunday Night 6:00 pm Wednesday Night 7:00 pm Come worship with us. where everybody is somebody and Jesus Christ is Lord 801 E. Cloud (785) 823-3792 Nursery Provided All Services Home Group on Sunday thru Thursday First Christian Church H 2727 E. Crawford 825*280 Skilled Nursery Attendant 9:00 am Sunday School 10:15 am Worship 6:00 pm....Contemporary Worship Service Co-Ministers: Kim Blakley Rea St Greg Lombard Hea Sunset Bible Chapel 760 Hancock Worship 9:30 am Family Bible Hour 11:00 am Evening Service 7:30 pm Bible Fest Friday, 7:00 pm George Easter, Secretary 827-9437 Church of Christ 1646 N. 9th 827-2957 Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:30 am & 6:00 pm Wed. Bible Study '.7:30 pm Jimmie Keas, Minister First Baptist Church • 643 Lewis 825-4643 {( Worship 9:30 A.M. " Children's Church & Nursery Sunday School 10:45 A.M. Wednesday Family Night Jim Bridges, Pastor Kevin Hazelton, Youth/Education .reaching out to others in love. Providence Southern Baptist Church Red Coach Inn Bobby George, Pastor 827-4837 Sunday School 9:30 ani Worship 10:15 am Sun. & Wed Evening Home Bible Study ST. JOHN'S MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 339 N. 9th 827-7082 Sunday Kdiool U:;JO iii Sunday Morning Worship 1 l:t)0 lu Sunday Kvi'iiinK Worship 0:1)0 pi I'rayiT Milling (Wed.) ll):;ll) ain & 7:00 pi liiulf Study (Wed.) 7:111) pi "TkcChurth Where Eterybaily It Somcbaily And Orbl llAff FIRST SOUTHERN BAPTIST Magnolia & Ohio 823-0828 Sunday Worship 0:30 ani, 10:50 im Sunday School-For All Ages..0:30 ant, 10:50 an Sunday Evening Worship u':30 pn Wednesday Evening Worship C:45 pn Nursery Provided All Si'rvirt's • Ikuidiraj) Atrcssili] (ilt'iin Davis, Pastor faith Word follows hip A Charismatic Church vt f raise S H'ora/ifp 1010 N. 'Jtlt 823-7-134 Salina, Ks Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Service 10:20 am Wednesday liible Study 7:00 pm Piistors: Larry & fclthel Knox • Sunday School 9;30 am <Woreni P" 10i30am > 6:0( !'W 1 ' • Wed. Ministries Baptist Church 1100 W. Cloud 827-9771 Nursery Provided All Services Kevin Ross, Pastor Handicap Accessible "' •• EMBASSY FELLOWSHIP 1503S.9th < ;.-> Restoring health to the whole of man and family, : . Sunday 10:30 am & 6:00 p!rn.' Thursday Bible Study 7:00 p.iM! J "I will restore health unto thee and I will heal thee of thy wounds, saith God" Jeremiah 30:17 .,,.., Pastor Roy & Karin Rawls 825-5287, FIRST CHURCH OF;. CHRIST, SCIENTIST;, 8th & Mulberry Sunday Service 10:45 am,. Sunday School 9:30 ah> Wed. Evening Meeting 7:30 phi-'* Reading Room in Church •' Wednesday only 6:45-7:16 pm N W flrfbteal (Episcopal; 138 S. Eighth St. 827-4440 Morning Prayer ............................... Dally 8 am HOLY EUCHARIST Tuesday ............... 7am Thursday .......... 9afrf Wednesday Saturday ........... 5;pm with Unction ... 5 pm Sunday ............ lO.airt Sunday Nursery ........................... 9:00-11:30 am, Christian Education ..................... 5:30 pm Wed. Father Keith Wliitmorc, Dean EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE INCARNATION Max & Norton • 823-2850 Sunday School 9:15 am Holy Communion 9:30 am The Rev. Mary Kay Bond, Vicar 827-9294 Visit our website at litlp://www.sliu|)Siilina.cQinA:hurchincarnalion QUAYLE 725 Commanche 825-4835 Church School 9:30 am Worship Service 11:00 ani Bible Study-Wednesday...6:30 pin Rev. Sherdeill Breathett •• U N I T E D MENTOR UNITED ~-METHODIST CHURCH -" '1 miles south of the mall on 9th St. • Where everyone is part or Ihe family ', Sunday School .....OiSOa'ni • Morning Worship 10:30 am Rev. Jenny Buss . j I'asUirfi Parish Nurse 827-1143 .. Grand Ave." 304 W. Grand 823-6272 9:00 am Sunday School, 10:15 am Worship Celebratiqn 6:00 pm Fellowship Supper "Names Matter To God.'' ., Rev. Rick Just Nursery, North 81h & Grand HURCH CROSS 1600 Rush, at Cloud & Broadway ' Graduation: All Dressed Up and Ready To Go! 8:30 & 10:45 a.m. Worship Celebrations 9:30 am Sunday School Paul Wilke, Pastor FIRST M E T H O D I S T C H U R C University "? TT 1509 S. Santa Fc 825-9505 -*••*• Nursery Available at all services •'.' E Sunday School 9:30' Morning Worship 8:25 & lOrgfci (Innovative Children's Church Bodi Services)!!:"" S 9 "Follow the Dreani*? Pastor Robert Conway Uir. of Education: Cindy Spencer United Methodist Church 122 N. 8th St. 825-0228 -Rev. David Weible -2' Rev. Patrick Buss ."^ Cindy Ramsey - Christian - Family Life Ed. : '- >; Worship 8:25 & 10:50 am* Sunday School 9:40 anV Nursery all services "What? Me Worry!'** Rev. David Weible K1NA radio 910-AM " Sundays at 11:00 am " •.,& Christian Service Without Boundaries • »« Trinity John V. Martin, Pastor 901 Neal ('/i mi. S. of corner of ' Ohio & Magnolia) 825-5270 • • ' Youth Choir Musical "A Circle of Friends" Worship 8:30, 9:45 & 11:00 am '_ Sunday School 9:45 am only—, http://eligiii-miic.ore/cllurches/lrinityksUl/ ' '

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