Author Archives: Anne Marie McLean

Summer Reading, vol. 6: Susan Reynolds

This week Pitts consulted Dr. Susan B. Reynolds, Candler’s Assistant Professor of Catholic Studies, to add to your list of summer reading and resources! Dr. Reynolds provided several poignant recommendations that speak to theology and spirituality. First, Dr. Reynolds suggests Jean Vanier’s Becoming Human (Paulist Press, 2008). Vanier, who died in May at age 90, was […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 5: Caitlin Russell

This week we heard from Pitts Theology Library’s Acquisitions, Serials, and Assessment Librarian, Caitlin Russell. Take a break from the heavy academic reads with these novels grounded in religion and history! First, Caitlin recommends Eternal Life by Dara Horn (W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2018). This novel recognized by the New York Times follows the life […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 4: Alison Greene

This week we invited reading suggestions from Candler’s Associate Professor of American Religious History, Dr. Alison Greene! Dr. Greene provides three cohesive suggestions in a variety of genres and formats to fit the needs of any reader. First, Dr. Greene suggests Carol Anderson’s One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy (Bloomsbury, 2018) […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 3: Quentin Samuels

This week we spoke to Quentin L. Samuels, Candler’s Assistant Director of Student Life. Quentin has several inspiring book suggestions that will help incoming students develop clear, coherent questions about their calling and purpose. First, Quentin suggests A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas (Bloomsbury, 2014) available in print at Emory and […]

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Resources for Alums, Volume 1: DPLA

This summer Pitts starts a new blog series highlighting Resources for Alums! Take advantage of these tools post-graduation in and out of the library with recommendations from the experts in Pitts. We kick off the series with a suggestion from Spencer Roberts, Pitts Theology Library’s Systems & Digital Scholarship Librarian. Spencer recommends The DPLA, which provides […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 2: Brinna Michael

This week, we spoke to an incoming staff member at Pitts whose work behind the scenes will ensure that you can find the books and resources you need in our online catalogue and beyond! Brinna Michael will join the Pitts team in July 2019 as our new Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. Brinna provided some great […]

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Pitts Closed for Memorial Day (Monday 5/27)

Pitts Theology Library will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day. The Library will re-open at 7:30am on Tuesday, May 28th. To see a list of all library hours, visit Happy Memorial Day!

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Summer Reading, vol. 1: Ryan Bonfiglio

Pitts kicks off its series of Summer Reading suggestions with recommendations from Assistant Professor in the Practice of Old Testament and Director of Public Theological Education, Dr. Ryan Bonfiglio! Dr. Bonfiglio joined the Candler faculty in 2018. He previously taught at Columbia Theological Seminary and served as the John H. Stembler Scholar in Residence at the […]

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Take your library privileges with you!

Congratulations to all of the 2019 Emory graduates! Remember that your Emory Alumni/ae privileges extend past your time here on campus! Emory alums not only enjoy traditional borrowing privileges, but also remote access to digital tools that will help you in future studies, ministry, and more! Visit to find out how you can continue using […]

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Pitts is in Final Exam Mode!

The end of the semester is on the horizon, and Pitts is officially in Final Exam mode! Please see below for reminders about library policies from Monday 4/29 to Tuesday 5/7. Best of luck on your exams – you’ve got this! Extended Hours: From Monday 4/29 through Tuesday 5/7, the library will extend its hours. […]

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