Monthly Archives: October 2015

How Do I Read the Church Fathers and Mothers?

You’ve heard their names in class—Augustine, Origen, Thomas Aquinas and Julian of Norwich. Still, you’ve stayed away, because finding resources on the Church Fathers and Mothers is difficult! How do you know where to locate translations? And how do you know if the translation is any good? This Wednesday, the library ran a workshop to […]

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How Should I Read a Book?

Can you determine what an academic book is about in five minutes? At a workshop this week we gave it our best, taking this quiz after “reading a book” for 5 minutes. Some say that seminary education is a three year course in learning how to read. We agree, in part, at the Pitts Theology Library, and during […]

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