Book of the Week

 

To allow those that cannot visit an Exhibition or our Collection Headquarters located in Lubbock, Texas, The Remnant Trust has created the book of the week.

 

The Remnant Trust will feature each week a selected work with information and a picture of a work. It is also featured on our Facebook and Twitter as well. So check us out!

Hebrew Torah

Date: 16th Century Sixteenth Century Torah Scroll in Hebrew. This scroll is transcribed on parchment and is approximately one hundred and sixty feet in length. The Torah, meaning "instruction" or "teaching" in Hebrew, is the central document of Judaism and consists of...

Sir Thomas Moore’s Utopia: Containing an Excellent, Learned, Wittie, and Pleasant Discourse of the Best State of a Publike Weale, as it is Found in the Government of the New Ile Called Utopia by Thomas More

Published: 1624 Fourth Corrected Edition in English. This edition of Thomas More's "Utopia" is entitled "Sir Thomas Moore's Utopia: Containing an Excellent, Learned, Wittie, and Pleasant Discourse of the Best State of a Publike Weale, as it is Found in the Government...

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

Published: 1859 First Edition. “On Liberty” is John Stuart Mill’s classic defense of freedom where Mill attempts to apply his system of Utilitarianism to society and the state and tries to establish the principle values of relationship between authority and liberty....

Historia Scholastica by Peter Comestor

Manuscript: ca. 1450 Illustrated Manuscript on paper in Latin. Peter Comestor, also known as Peter the Devourer for his insatiable appetite for knowledge, was a twelfth-century French theologian and chancellor at the University of Paris. Completed around 1173, the...

The Alcoran of Mahomet (Quran)

Published: 1649 First English Edition. The Quran is the sacred religious text of Islam, entitled here, “The Alcoran of Mahomet.” It was published in 1649 and the translation is attributed to Scottish clergyman Alexander Ross; an additional text included in...