Discovering Sacred Texts

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Explore the sacred texts of the world’s great faiths

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Our new website highlights the Library’s remarkable collection of sacred texts. It features the six most-practised faiths in the UK – Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism – as well as a number of other faiths.

Including over 250 digitised collection items, short films and articles, examine the richness and diversity of the world’s great faiths, and the deep connections and common threads that link them. 

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