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Summer Reading Recommendations, Part 2: Prof. Jehu Hanciles

For the second week of 2021 Pitts Summer Reading Blog, Pitts took to the hallways of the Candler School of Theology building in search of “the best resource you discovered during quarantine.” This week we spoke to Dr. Jehu Hanciles,...

New Acquisition: 1831 Bill of Sale

Pitts Theology Library recently acquired a bill of sale recording the 1831 purchase of an enslaved person by a Methodist minister. Records like this illuminate the harsh realities of the slave trade in America, and they provide personal details that...

Faculty Library Acquisitions for 2021

Each year, Pitts Theology Library purchases a book or manuscript item to honor the contributions that retiring faculty members have made to the Candler School of Theology community. The acquisition of these materials are intentional and relate to the faculty...

Illustrated Bible Donated to Pitts as a Memorial

In a year marked by loss, whether due to COVID-19 or any other number of tragedies, finding a way to honor love ones who have passed has been painfully difficult for many. One way that Karen Kasan chose to commemorate...