Category Archives: Books

Summer Reading, Vol.12: Roger Sangburm Nam

As the summer intercession comes to a close, Pitts wraps up its Summer Reading Recommendation blog series by consulting a brand new face to the Emory and Candler faculty! Roger S. Nam will join us this fall as professor of Hebrew Bible. Dr. Nam formally served as dean and professor of biblical studies at Portland […]

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Summer Reading, Vol.11: Khalia Williams

For reading recommendations this week, we consulted Assistant Dean of Worship and Music, Assistant Professor in the Practice of Worship, and Co-Director of the Baptist Studies Program, Khalia J. Williams! An ordained minister, Khalia serves as an associate minister and First Lady at the historic Providence Missionary Baptist church in Atlanta. With a deep passion […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 10: Bo Adams

This week we explored the shelves of someone who is no stranger to Candler School of Theology, the Graduate Division of Religion, or Emory Libraries, Director of Pitts Theology Library and Margaret A. Pitts Assistant Professor in the Practice of Theological Bibliography Richard (Bo) Manly Adams, Jr.! Trained as a New Testament scholar, a software […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 9: Abigail Chewning

If you’re a student employee at Candler School of Theology, you’ll probably recognize this week’s contributor to the summer reading recommendation series! Abigail Chewning not only coordinates student employment at Candler, but also performs admissions data analysis and CRM system management among other duties. Abigail gives us a great mix of suggestions that that appeal […]

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Pitts Scholars Projects: ‘Ethics & Health Libguide’ by Seulbin Lee

Despite interruptions to the academic year, the 2019–20 Pitts Scholars cohort continued to explore library projects in the areas of research, pedagogy, and community engagement. The Pitts Library Scholar program offers exceptional doctoral and masters students the opportunity to participate in the discussions that guide the future of the library, and this year marked the third […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 8: Caitlin Russell

Who better to consult for summer reading suggestions this week than the librarian whose speciality is assessing and acquiring books, academic journals, and more for the library! Caitlin Russell, Acquisitions, Serials, and Assessment Librarian at Pitts, works hard to develop Pitts’ collections in addition to setting up access to purchased resources for Emory patrons. Caitlin’s […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 7: Shelly Hart

This week Pitts consulted a Candler staff member who specializes in educational administration, keeping the ship afloat as students enroll, access academic records, and plan their course roadmaps for a variety of programs. Shelly Hart, Director of Academic Administration and Registrar, not only engages with students through the registrar office, but also by actively highlighting […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 6: Brady Beard

Reading recommendations this week come from the shelves and playlists of Pitts’ Reference & Instruction Librarian, Brady Alan Beard! Brady not only manages Pitts’ reference services for the Candler and Emory communities, but is also finishing his dissertation as a candidate in Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion Hebrew Bible program. When he’s not writing, you’ll […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 5: Elizabeth Corrie

Our summer reading recommendations this week come from Dr. Elizabeth Corrie, Associate Professor in the Practice of Youth Education and Peacebuilding and Director of the Religious Education Program. Dr. Corrie’s teaching draws on commitments to both peace with justice and the education of young people, particularly the development of teaching and ministry that empower people […]

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Summer Reading, vol. 4: Brinna Michel

This week, we spoke to a librarian at Pitts whose work behind the scenes ensures that you can find the books and resources you need in our online catalog! Brinna Michael specializes in metadata, which describes and makes discoverable objects in the Digital Image Archive, church conference minutes, databases, online exhibitions, and more. This work […]

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