News and Updates

News and Updates

Pitts Acquires Another Item from the Library of Gaspard Ernest Stroehlin

Pitts Acquires Another Item from the Library of Gaspard Ernest Stroehlin

Jan 18, 2023

by Armin Siedlecki Pitts Theology Library recently added to its Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection a short tract in the form of a dialogue (a common genre in the 16th century) in which a Catholic monk debates with a Lutheran baker about the usefulness of fasting. The baker wins…

Finals at Pitts: Fall 2022

Finals at Pitts: Fall 2022

Dec 8, 2022

Finals bring a few changes around Pitts to support your success. Please note the following policies and hours and contact us with any questions or concerns. We at Pitts wish you the best on your finals! Extended Hours: From Wednesday, 12/7 through Tuesday, 12/13, the library will extend its…

2023 Pitts’ Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale

Dec 5, 2022

Pitts’ Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale returns this year bigger and better than ever! Since it was so popular last year, this year’s book sale will also take place over the period of two days, giving you all the time you need to build your own theological library: DATES…

Annual Pitts Book Tree 2022

Annual Pitts Book Tree 2022

Dec 5, 2022

It is time again for one of Candler School of Theology’s best traditions: The Pitts Theology Library book tree! Since 2015, the library has been building bigger and bigger creations from books that will be available at our Spring book sale. This year’s is our largest ever, built over…

Pitts Partners with Woodruff on Innovative Acquisitions Program

Pitts Partners with Woodruff on Innovative Acquisitions Program

Sep 19, 2022

by Caitlin Soma As Candler and Emory continue working to make important resources available online, Pitts Theology Library has been working with the Woodruff library at Emory on innovative acquisitions programs.   Last year, the Woodruff Library at Emory undertook an evidence-based acquisitions program with the publisher Brill. These programs,…

Coming up: Kessler Reformation Collection Programming

Coming up: Kessler Reformation Collection Programming

Sep 1, 2022

Pitts Publishes the 57th Issue of Reformation Notes Pitts Theology Library proudly announces the release the newest issue of Reformation Notes, a newsletter for partners of the library’s Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection. This annual publication details the activities surrounding the Kessler Collection, North America’s premier collection documenting the…