Monthly Archives: September 2017

Luther Handwriting Discovery!

A three line inscription on the title page of a 1520 pamphlet from the Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection (pictured above) was recently identified by the German Church Historian Ulrich Bubenheimer as being in the hand of Martin Luther himself! The author of the pamphlet–a fictitious dialogue critical of Pope Leo X’s bull that threatened […]

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Keep Up With Pitts!

Did you know you could get weekly updates about workshops, events, exhibits, and new resources at Pitts? We send out a concise email every Monday called the Pitts Prospectus, which will keep you in the loop for all things Pitts. You can sign up to receive the Prospectus emails at pitts.emory.edu/prospectus— you can opt out […]

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Save Time, Use Research Guides!

Did you know that Pitts Theology Library creates guides to save you time and help you with your research? These “guides” are web pages that contain suggested resources for researching a particular topic. Each guide includes general resources and a more focused bibliography, so they are useful for beginners as well as more advanced researchers. There are guides […]

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Pitts Theology Library and Emory University Closed Monday September 11th, and Tuesday, September 12th

Due to inclement weather, Emory University and the Pitts Theology Library will be closed on Monday, September 11th, and Tuesday, September 12th. Please know where to seek shelter, know what to do during a weather emergency, stay weather aware, and follow the guidance here. Stay safe!

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Join Us for an Exhibition Tour

The Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection holds over 3,800 works, including over 1,000 publications by Martin Luther himself. In celebration of the collection’s 30th year, this exhibition presents some of the collection’s most significant pieces, including prints by Albrecht Dürer and a note in Luther’s own hand. We invite you to register for one of […]

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