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Theological and Religious Studies Collection Directory

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Name of Library: Theological Library at the Magnet

Address: 1 Christchurch Courtyard, London Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, TN37 6GL

Telephone: 01424 431489


E-mail: librarian.themagnet@btconnect.com

Website: www.themagnet.org.uk

Alternative names The Magnet Library


Nicole Blakey

Job Title


Purpose and main user community of the library

  • Any interested persons
  • Theology students

Terms of access

By appointment to ensure access

Opening hours

Usually Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

Disabled access

Full disabled access


Not usually - loans to non-members assessed on individual basis


About 18,000

Periodicals - Back Issues

Mainly historical runs at present

Current Periodicals


Volumes added per year


All aspects of Christian Theology including biblical studies, church history, spirituality, monasticism, liturgy, urban and social theology.

Special Collections

Teilhard de Chardin Collection including full set of the review


Research resource

Teilhard de Chardin Collection

Catalogue Type


URL of catalogue

Other facilities

Photocopying and printing. Computer access. On-line services.

Full Time Staff

Part Time Staff 1

Voluntary Staff

Future plans


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