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Summer Reading, vol. 10: Ellen Ott Marshall

This week, we spoke to Dr. Ellen Ott Marshall, professor of Christian Ethics and Conflict Transformation at Candler. Dr. Marshall’s work focuses on contemporary Christian ethics, with an emphasis on the role of conflict transformation and peacebuilding. She is the author of two books on ethics and recently edited a timely collection entitled “Conflict Transformation […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 9: Hannah Parks

This week, we spoke to Circulation Specialist Hannah Parks! In addition to her work at the circulation desk, she contributes to cataloguing and oversees the hiring process for all our student workers. She’s also a dedicated runner, usually with her two dogs in tow! Hannah’s first suggestion is Yuval Noah Harari’s Sapiens: A Brief History […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 8: Sarah Bogue

This week, the jig is up—I, Reference and Instruction Librarian Sarah Bogue, will be offering you my own recommendations. In addition to authoring summer reading blog posts, I oversee the instructional offerings at Pitts and teach as much medieval history as I can. You’ll often see me at the reference desk and you might also […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 7: Susan Hylen

We hope you have some fun Fourth of July plans that involve sun and BBQ—and we’ve got just the books to keep you company by the pool. This week, we spoke to Dr. Susan Hylen, professor of New Testament at the Candler School of Theology. Dr. Hylen’s teaching credits include everything from Introductory New Testament […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 6: Jehu Hanciles

In the sixth installment of our summer reading series, we spoke to Dr. Jehu Hanciles, D.W. and Ruth Brooks Associate Professor of World Christianity at the Candler School of Theology. Dr. Hanciles’ suggestion aligns with his own research interests and it even has a great Georgia connection! He highly recommends Outcasts United: An American Town, […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 5: Bo Adams

Thanks for joining us for the fifth installment of our summer reading series! This week, we spoke with Bo Adams, Head of Public Services and Reference and Systems Librarian at Pitts. This means that Bo manages the front-facing side of library operations, including the reference and circulation teams.  In addition to holding a PhD in New Testament from Emory’s […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 4: Anne Marie McLean

This week we sat down with Anne Marie McLean, the InterLibrary Loan and Document Delivery Specialist at Pitts. If you ever need a book or article that Pitts doesn’t own, Anne Marie is the hero who finds the item and ensures that it makes its way to you! You’ve also probably seen her smiling face at the […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 3: Ed Phillips

We hope you had a splendid Memorial Day last week, perhaps snuggled up with some of our book suggestions! This week, we spoke with Dr. Ed Phillips, Associate Professor of Worship and Liturgical Theology at Candler, who also serves as the Coordinator of the Initiative in Religious Practices and Practical Theology. First up, Dr. Phillips suggests Daniel […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 2: Jenny Vitti

Welcome back to our summer reading series! This week, we spoke to one of our staff members here at Pitts: Reserves and Stacks Specialist Jenny Vitti! If you’re a member of the Candler community, you will know that Jenny is responsible for making sure all your course readings are available, both online and at the […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 1: Brent Strawn

Congratulations to the Emory and Candler communities on a stellar year— and particular congratulations to students in the Class of 2017! Whether you are headed to a new job, new school, or a well-deserved vacation, Pitts has polled faculty and staff to find the perfect books to keep you company. For our first entry, we spoke to Dr. Brent […]

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