Special Collections Featured Book for July

Figs, Dates, Laurel, and MyrrhFigs, dates, laurel, and myrrh: plants of the Bible and the Quran By Lytton John Musselman

Indigenous QV 770 JA2 M989f 2007

“I love plants. I love the Bible. And living and working in several Arab countries has given me a deep appreciation of Islamic culture and the Quran.  This book reflects these passions and my desire to share and to celebrate the lore of plants and their uses as expressed in the Bible and the Quran – whether the plants are obscure, noxious, utilitarian, or cultic species….”