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Michael J. Paulus, Jr.

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Libraries And The Apocalyptic Imagination, Michael J. Paulus Jr. Jul 2015

Libraries And The Apocalyptic Imagination, Michael J. Paulus Jr.

Michael J. Paulus, Jr.

Books and libraries figure prominently in apocalyptic and related forms of literature. The representations of libraries in these imagined, catastrophic futures reveal important roles libraries have had and continue to have in helping individuals, communities, and cultures find ways forward through time. This paper explores the long history of library eschatologies—including ancient apocalypses of the Dead Sea Scroll Library and the book of Revelation, modern apocalypses from Mary Shelley to Margaret Atwood, and the dystopian anti-libraries of Jorge Luis Borges’s Babel and Tlön—and highlights deep continuities connecting our historical memories, future expectations, and present experiences of libraries ...


The Library Yesterday, Today, And Tomorrow: Culture, Collection, And Community, Michael J. Paulus Jr. May 2014

The Library Yesterday, Today, And Tomorrow: Culture, Collection, And Community, Michael J. Paulus Jr.

Michael J. Paulus, Jr.

No abstract provided.


The Hand Of Myron Eells In The History Of The Pacific Northwest, Michael J. Paulus Jr. Apr 2013

The Hand Of Myron Eells In The History Of The Pacific Northwest, Michael J. Paulus Jr.

Michael J. Paulus, Jr.

This paper explores the life and collection of an early Northwest collector, Myron Eells, and highlights his theological motivations for creating a historical record that is the basis for much of what is now known about the history of the Pacific Northwest in the nineteenth century.


Becoming A People Of The Library: Reconceptualizing The Church’S Technology For Texts, Transmission, And Transformation, Michael J. Paulus Jr. Oct 2012

Becoming A People Of The Library: Reconceptualizing The Church’S Technology For Texts, Transmission, And Transformation, Michael J. Paulus Jr.

Michael J. Paulus, Jr.

This presentation considers the role of libraries in shaping and preserving the Bible.


Spiritual Culture And The Theological Library: The Role Of The Princeton Theological Seminary Library In The Religious Life Of Theological Students In The Nineteenth Century, Michael J. Paulus Jr. Jun 2006

Spiritual Culture And The Theological Library: The Role Of The Princeton Theological Seminary Library In The Religious Life Of Theological Students In The Nineteenth Century, Michael J. Paulus Jr.

Michael J. Paulus, Jr.

No abstract provided.