Monthly Archives: November 2020

New Incunabula Additions at Pitts

Pitts Theology Library recently acquired a number of incunabula at an online auction, raising the library’s holdings of these books printed in the 15th century to 115. Among these new acquisitions is the first part of a 1485 printing of the Summa Theologica by Antoninus of Florence (1389-1459), initially printed in 1477. Antoninus was a Dominican preacher […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

The Thanksgiving holiday is just around the corner, and Pitts is getting in the mood with these fun feasting woodcuts from the Digital Image Archive! A friendly reminder that the library will be closed from Wednesday November 25th to Sunday November 29th. Find all Pitts library hours at pitts.emory.edu/hours. We hope you enjoy your socially […]

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New Special Collections Additions at Pitts

Pitts recently added a number of interesting volumes to its world-renowned Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection, including two works that have a curious connection to the Augustinian monastery Rebdorf in Eichstädt (Bavaria). The first is an anti-Lutheran tract by Kilian Leib who served as prior of the monastery for half of the 16th century (1503 to […]

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Library Services for Finals and Term Papers

As hard as it may be to believe, the end of the Fall 2020 semester is on the horizon! As you turn toward final exams, research term papers, and finalize thesis topics, we at Pitts wish you the best of luck! Below are some reminders about library usage. Library Space Students who are approved to […]

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The Reformation of Suffering: A Kessler Conversation with Prof. Ronald Rittgers

Don’t miss the final installment of the Fall 2020 Kessler Conversations at Pitts Theology Library, a series of online interviews with leading church historians and theologians, asking this question, “What relevance do the events, personalities, and texts of the Protestant Reformation hold for contemporary communities?” These 30-45 minute conversations offer opportunities for the general public […]

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