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Reformation Day at Emory 2017

The 30th Reformation Day at Emory will be held on Thursday, October 26, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Kessler Reformation Collection and marking the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses. This year’s program explores the question, “Did the Reformation fail?” by inviting bishops from the Lutheran and Methodist Churches and an archbishop from the […]

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Schedule a Research Consultation

Do you have a research paper due this term? Do you want to find the best sources for your topic? Schedule a research consultation! Our reference librarians will work with you to help you find the best strategies and sources for your research project. To book an appointment, stop by the reference desk, call us […]

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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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The Fall Reformation Exhibition is Open

From August 7 – November 27, 2017, Pitts Theology Library is holding an exhibition entitled “From Wittenberg to Atlanta.” Curated by Dr. Armin Siedlecki, the exhibition celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection. In 1987 Richard and Martha Kessler donated their private collection of Reformation imprints and manuscripts to Emory University. […]

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McDonald Conference: Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

The fourth in the McDonald Distinguished Scholar Lectures series commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with a two-day international conference on April 3 and 4 at Cannon Chapel. The conference is convened by the Center for the Study of Law and Religion and Candler School of Theology and sponsored by the McDonald Agape […]

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Book Sale

Join us for the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale in the third floor lecture hall and atrium at Pitts Theology Library on Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Thousands of books will be on sale for $1 – 5, with a few special items for $10. […]

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Ninety-Five Theses Exhibit

Five hundred years ago, in 1517, Martin Luther published his Ninety-Five Theses, a series of statements and proposals about the power of indulgences and the nature of repentance, forgiveness and salvation. Originally intended for academic debate, the document quickly gained popularity, garnering praise and condemnation alike, and is generally seen as the beginning of the […]

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Exegesis Workshops

Do you have an exegesis assignment coming up? Exegesis can be daunting, but you are not alone. We have created two workshops to help you master the exegesis process. Join Prof. Steve Kraftchick this Wednesday in RARB 250 to learn about his expectations for exegesis papers. And next Tuesday, join Bo Adams in CST 369 […]

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Silent Library for Finals

During Finals, the Library will be a silent study space. We ask that all patrons respect their colleagues and go outside the Library for conversations. To learn more about Finals at Pitts, please visit http://pitts.emory.edu/finals. All the best with exams!    

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Exhibit Tours

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses. As a prelude this year, Pitts Theology Library joins hands with four museums from the land of Luther in the exhibit, “Law and Grace: Martin Luther, Lucas Cranach, and the Promise of Salvation.” Building on the famous Cranach motif “Law and Grace,” this exhibit explores Luther’s […]

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