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This Subject Guide brings together important research resources for Religion. These include article databases & journals, major reference works, and other key sources.
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Searching the Hewitson Library
The Hewitson Library is part of the Presbyterian Research Centre, and is the library for the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand.
The Library supports the Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership and the Otago University’s Department of Theology & Religion teaching programmes, as well as the resident and non-resident members of Knox College, ministers and laity, members of the wider Church, and the public.
The Hewitson is located on the same site as Knox College, in Opoho, Dunedin.
Find out what items are available through their dedicated catalogue: https://hewitson.mykoha.co.nz/
Approximately 2/3 of the collection is listed on the online catalogue. A card catalogue still provides access to the Presbyterian, Paterson, New Zealand & Pacific collections, plus the Rare Books. Learn more about using the Library for research here: https://hewitson.mykoha.co.nz/files/pcanz/static/index.html#research
Relegere: Studies in Religion and Reception is an independent, open-access, peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of innovative research in reception history, broadly conceived, within and across religious traditions. Founding editors include: Dr James E. Harding, Dr Will Sweetman, University of Otago and Deane Galbraith, University of Otago (Book Review Editor).