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Welcome Back to Emory and Candler!

Classes at Emory start this week (Wednesday, August 23rd), and we at Pitts are excited to have students returning to use our spaces, our collections, and our research assistance. We will be moving to regular semester hours starting on Wednesday, August 23rd (http://pitts.emory.edu/hours). A great way to learn about the resources here at Pitts and […]

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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 (pitts.emory.edu/tours) and […]

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The Fall Reformation Exhibition is Open

From August 7 – November 27, 2017, Pitts Theology Library is holding an exhibition entitled “From Wittenberg to Atlanta.” Curated by Dr. Armin Siedlecki, the exhibition celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection. In 1987 Richard and Martha Kessler donated their private collection of Reformation imprints and manuscripts to Emory University. […]

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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. 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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Pitts Closed Tuesday, July 4th

The Pitts Theology Library will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th, in observance of the July 4th holiday. The library will be open on Monday, July 3rd, and it will re-open at 7:30am on Wednesday, July 5th. For all library hours, visit http://pitts.emory.edu/hours. Happy 4th!

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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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