This fragmentary remains of a Ethiopian Psalter is comprised of 50 folios bound into seven quires, and contains Psalm 93 through to Psalm 151, the Biblical Canticles, the Song and Songs, and the beginning of the Praises of Mary. On folio 27r there is an ornamental border at the top of the page.
This is a complete Ethiopian Psalter codex and contains 151 Psalms of David, hence the codex's name, as well as 15 biblical canticles, the Song of Songs, and two Ethiopian Orthodox works known as The Praises of Mary and The Gate of Light. The codex is comprised of 142 folios bound into twelve quires with 10 illuminations. On folio 128r there is a decorative border to introduce a new book in two columns in the manuscript.
There are 10 illustrations, see description below. -Illustration: Fol. 2v: Miniature of the Virgin Mary holding child Christ who is holding a book held in the left hand. Archangels Gabriel and Michael float above in the top left and right corners. Painted with black border. Water damage on the top left corner down the left side. -Illustration: Fol. 39r: Miniature of a bearded older noble male wearing a crown and holding a book in their left hand and a sceptre in the right hand. Painted with black border. -Illustration: Fol. 40v: Miniature of Jesus Christ holding the globus cruciger (cross-bearing orb) in the left hand. Painted with black border. -Illustration: Fol. 60r: Miniature of three identical older male saints with white hair seated holding the globus cruciger (cross-bearing orb) in their left hands. Painted with black border. -Illustration: Fol. 61v: Miniature of crucified Jesus Christ. Painted with black border. -Illustration: Fol. 120r: Miniature of the Virgin Mary praying. Painted with black border. Water damage along the top right edge and down the side. -Illustration: Fol. 121v: Miniature of King David playing the lyre. Painted with black border. Water damage along the top left edge and down the side. -Illustration: Fol. 130r: Miniature of an unidentified saint holding flowers. Painted with black border. -Illustration: Fol. 131v: Miniature of an clergy older man holding a staff in his left hand and a gold cross in his right hand. Painted with black border. -Illustration: Fol. 141r: Miniature of the Virgin Mary holding child Jesus. Painted with black border.
This Ethiopian codex is comprised of 72 folios bound into seven quires, and contains a number of works praising the Virgin Mary. On folio 1r there is a decorative ornamentation above when the text begins.
File 1d consists of records including Article IV (The Executive and Administrative Boards) [attached], a letter to the TWC Board regarding attaining government grants; a Report of Faculty Poll on Deanship; Thumb Nail Sketch of Discussion Pertaining to Fifteenth Year Celebration and Promotion; Consideration of the Relationship between the Evangelical Free Church and TWC - 1975; and TJC: Some Basic Principles
Audio 41a consists of the following recording: Title: Ken Davis – Lecture 6 “Anabaptist Lifestyles” Dr. Ken Davis, professor at the University of Waterloo, and later a TWU Administrator, speaks on the Anabaptist vision for the quality of life in the world and illustrates this vision with several principles for living. He argues for redemptive holiness, prioritizing the spiritual over the material. He discusses the mortification of the flesh and the weakness modern society has for “soft” living. He explores the historical beliefs of the Anabaptists. He argues for brotherhood of vision in Christian life. He addresses the beliefs of the Hutterites, and discusses the creation of a Kingdom vision of witness. He discusses the importance of marriage. Davis encourages students to know the family of God. The recording ends with a musical interlude. Audio 41b consists of the following recording: Title: Ken Davis – “Graduation: Address” Dr. Anderson introduces Dr. Ken Davis, commencement speaker, who delivers a sermon on differentiating between truth and "cheap goods" to a graduating class. He references Luke 14 and illustrates his points with colorful examples such as grocery store coupons and Swedish suicide rates. He discusses the importance of acknowledging the “monster out there” and Christ as protector and saviour. He references Jacques Ellul and supports Ellul’s claim that society must choose between people and things. Davis argues that man can only be chosen indirectly through choosing God. Davis argues against humanism and for the sovereignty of God in everyday life. Dr. Anderson thanks Davis for speaking and introduces Wayne Reese, who leads the group in song. Anderson introduces Rev. Gretzler who leads the group in prayer. Notes provided by BF, student assistant, 2010/2011
File contains the following transcripts: Verna Havens - notes from an interview with Bob Fleet, 1980 [no accompanying recording found, as of 2007] Aud. 250, Doug Sneath - transcript of interview with Ann Burgason and Doug Sneath, 1981. Focus of interview is Doug's work as Director of Business Affairs at Trinity. (11/81)