Monthly Archives: August 2021

Fall 2021 Pitts Weekly Workshops

Beginning your career in seminary comes with a handful of questions: What books should I buy? How do I cite resources in my papers? Where do I find books in the library catalog? Luckily, Pitts Reference Librarians have all the answers! Join us this semester every Wednesday during September from 1-2pm in CST 368 for…

Accessing Pitts Theology Library, Fall 2021

As we begin the Fall semester at Emory University, the staff of Pitts Theology Library is excited to welcome more people into the building and provide greater access to the library’s resources. However, we continue to balance this desire for access with the challenging and changing public health situation. Below is a summary of our…

Pitts Student Employment Highlights: Erica Bitting

As the summer comes to a close, Pitts thanks its student employees for their excellent work and dedication to the library’s mission in and outside of the building this past year. Pitts Theology Library employs over thirty graduate and undergraduate students during the school year in various positions. Student assistants learn a wide range of…

New Pitts Acquisition: Sadao Watanabe Gospel Prints

Last month, Pitts received a trove of materials from the United Methodist Publishing House, a publisher and distributor to Christian clergy and laity, with primary responsibilities for the publishing and distribution for The United Methodist Church. One of the most significant parts of the UMPH acquisition was a set of 17 framed prints by the…

Summer Reading Recommendations, Part 8: Prof. Ellen Shepard

To wrap up the final installment of Pitts Theology Library‚Äôs Summer Reading Blog for 2021, Pitts reached out to a beloved faculty member of the Candler community, Dr. Ellen Shepard, for the top resources she turned to during quarantine. Dr. Shepard recently retired from Candler as Assistant Professor in the Practice of Practical Theology and…