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Welcome Candler Doctor of Ministry Students!

We are delighted to welcome two cohorts of Candler Doctor of Ministry students to campus and to Pitts this week! For all questions related to borrowing privileges for DMin students, visit our DMin FAQ page, which is filled with valuable information. You may also be interested in the details of printing at Pitts, or in […]

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Fall Exhibition Coming Aug. 20th!

Pitts Theology Library is delighted to announce the title of our Fall 2018 exhibition, “Looking Back — Looking Forward: Reading the Reformation through the Lens of Contemporary Christianity,” curated by Dr. Armin Siedlecki! This exhibition will present books and documents from the Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection to shed light on the original context of […]

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Summer Reads, vol. 9: Bo Adams

For our final summer reading post in this blog series, we spoke with Dr. Bo Adams, Director of the Pitts Theology Library and Candler’s Margaret A. Pitts Assistant Professor in the Practice of Theological Bibliography! Bo holds a doctorate in New Testament studies from Emory, but also has a background in computer science, an interest […]

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Summer Reads, vol. 8: Joel LeMon

For our penultimate blog in this summer reading series, we spoke with Dr. Joel LeMon, Associate Professor of Old Testament and Associate Director of Emory’s the Graduate Division of Religion! Dr. LeMon is well known for his mentorship of doctoral students in Hebrew Bible and for his passionate teaching of Candler’s required Old Testament introductory […]

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Summer Reads, vol. 7: Deanna Ferree Womack

This week we spoke to Deanna Ferree Womack, Assistant Professor of History of Religions and Multifaith Relations at Candler. Dr. Womack teaches courses on Christian-Muslim dialogue and has a book that will appear soon entitled “Protestants, Gender, and the Arab Renaissance in Late Ottoman Syria”! Dr. Womack’s summer reading recommendation is a brand new memoir […]

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Summer Reads, vol. 6: Armin Siedlecki and Jenny Vitti

This week, we spoke to two staff members at Pitts who work behind the scenes to ensure that you can find the books you need: both in our online catalogue and on the shelves! You may know that our first recommender, Armin Siedlecki, Head of Cataloguing, is an expert in reformation material—he’s curated the past […]

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Summer Reads, vol. 5: Helen Jin Kim

This week we spoke to one of Candler’s newest faculty members: Assistant Professor of American Religious History, Dr. Helen Jin Kim! Dr. Kim specializes in the history and global impact of American evangelicalism as well as Transpacific and world Christianity. Her summer reading suggestions reflect her research interests and indicate the incredible relevance of that […]

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Summer Reads, vol. 4: Callie Tabor and Brady Beard

This week we spoke to our two Graduate Reference Assistants: Callie Tabor, a doctoral student in Theology, and Brady Beard, a doctoral candidate in Hebrew Bible. Callie and Brady are familiar faces at the reference desk, supporting student and faculty research in a variety of areas. They have also been instrumental in the reference weeding […]

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Summer Reads, vol. 3: Kwok Pui Lan

This week, we spoke to Distinguished Visiting Professor of Theology Dr. Kwok Pui Lan! Dr. Kwok received the “Faculty Person of the Year” award, bestowed by Candler students on the professor who has most impacted them in the past year. She specializes in feminist and post-colonial theology, but her suggestions for your summer reading demonstrate […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 2: Myron McGhee

This week, we spoke with Circulation Specialist Myron McGhee (’95T)! Myron was this year’s recipient of the Candler Black Student Caucus Award for Excellence for a staff member, and has been a vital part of the Pitts staff for many years. As a Candler MDiv graduate himself, Myron has been a source of inspiration and […]

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