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The Qur'an: Three Volumes from the Ramseyer Collection


What's in a nameKathryn A. Martin Library invites you to view selections from a new exhibit from the Ramseyer-Northern Bible Society Collection.

This exhibit follows last year's initiative and presents three volumes of the Qur'an from Archives and Special Collections. In 2013-2014 the Martin Library hosted: Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys, Pathways of Faith. We read books and watched videos on Islamic art and culture, we heard scholars' presentations where they answered many questions. We looked at the Qur'an, and we heard it recited from memory by Muslim children.

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Some past displays from the Ramseyer collection
What's in a Name?
400th Anniversary of the King James Bible
From Ojibwe To Oromo: The Languages Of The People Of Minnesota
Writing Systems of the World
Bible Illustration Through the Centuries
Scriptures in the languages of the immigrants to and residents of Minnesota
Twentieth Century Translations
Rare and Unusual Items in the Collection
Fifteen translations of the story of the Good Samaritan
Christmas & Hanukkah with Illustrations from Bibles in the Collection
Gustave Doré as a Bible Illustrator
The Problems of Bible Translation
Early Printed Books in the Ramseyer Collection
The Scriptures in Unusual Languages
Native American Languages of Canada and the United States
Work of Bible Societies
Original Manuscripts of the Bible
History of the Translation of the Bible into English
In Celebration of Hanukkah and Christmas
Display cases at the library
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