Author Archives: sbogue

Happy Halloween from the DIA!

Happy All Hallows’ Eve Eve from the Pitts Theology Library! If you’re still hunting for costume ideas, there is plenty of inspiration to be found in the bountiful Digital Image Archive. Perhaps you’re thinking of something angelic? Look no further than the printer’s device for Thomas Anshelm Badensis (note the monogram), on the left. All you’ll […]

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Luther Handwriting Discovery!

A three line inscription on the title page of a 1520 pamphlet from the Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection (pictured above) was recently identified by the German Church Historian Ulrich Bubenheimer as being in the hand of Martin Luther himself! The author of the pamphlet–a fictitious dialogue critical of Pope Leo X’s bull that threatened […]

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Keep Up With Pitts!

Did you know you could get weekly updates about workshops, events, exhibits, and new resources at Pitts? We send out a concise email every Monday called the Pitts Prospectus, which will keep you in the loop for all things Pitts. You can sign up to receive the Prospectus emails at— you can opt out […]

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Save Time, Use Research Guides!

Did you know that Pitts Theology Library creates guides to save you time and help you with your research? These “guides” are web pages that contain suggested resources for researching a particular topic. Each guide includes general resources and a more focused bibliography, so they are useful for beginners as well as more advanced researchers. There are guides […]

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Welcome Candler Class of 2020!

We are so excited to see all the new faces on campus for Orientation! Although there will be much to see and do this week, we would love to see you in the Pitts Theology Library, located on the second floor of the Candler (Rita Anne Rollins) building. Come by for a tour ( and […]

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Hold on to Summer!

Even though summer is drawing to a close and orientation is right around the corner, we encourage you to hang on to the summer by revisiting our fabulous Summer Reading series! We spoke to faculty at the Candler School of Theology and staff at Pitts– together, this group came up with a rich and diverse […]

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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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