Lanier Theological Library, Houston

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Lanier Theological Library (LTL) is a 17,000 sq. ft research library located in Northwest Houston, Texas. The LTL has a capacity of over 100,000 volumes and specializes in Archaeology, Biblical Studies, Church History, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Egyptology, Linguistics, and Theology. As of July 2015, its catalog has over 85,000 volumes with daily additions. The LTL is also building a comprehensive periodical collection. In addition, historical documents and museum-quality artifacts are housed in the library, including a first edition, first issue 1611 KJV Bible, several exact facsimiles of Dead Sea Scrolls and one original fragment from Amos. The LTL was opened to the public in October 2010 by Mark Lanier, American trial lawyer and founder of the Lanier Law Firm. LTL's operating hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays and until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday. The library uses the Library of Congress Classification system and does not allow books to leave the facility.
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  • What an amazing building, library and gift to Houston. Thank you, Mr Lanier, for allowing us to visit and study there. No books may be taken out but the public‚ÄĚs welcome to go there and read them on.....  more »
  • This place is really stunning, with a gorgeous library and chapel and some interesting biblical artifacts. It's a perfect place for theological study.  more »
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  • The attention to detail around the aesthetic of the whole place, inside and outdoors, is amazing. This is a relaxing environment to get studying done, as well as a great place to see panel discussions and lectures.
  • Great library to see biblical artifacts and be in a quiet place to study and pray.

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