The Divinity librarians and writing tutor are teaming up to bring you a workshop series to acquaint you with some of the vital skills for your grad school success. Focusing on things students “wish they would have known sooner,” these workshops are open to everyone, but may be especially helpful to first year students. All… Keep reading
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Outreach Librarian Kashif Graham was interviewed on the QueerVotion podcast and talks about his journey as a queer Christian, the politics of believing, and his work as a theological librarian. You can listen to the episode HERE.
Behold, Reflect, and Transform: Art in the Christian Tradition Database is an exhibit in the Vanderbilt Divinity Library curated by Anne Richardson and Charlotte Lew. The Art in the Christian Tradition database integrates curated Creative Commons images with concepts and scripture texts from the Bible. The exhibit highlights thematic ACT images that demonstrate the time periods,… Keep reading
A new episode of Chris Benda’s Authorial Intentions podcast is live, featuring an interview with Professor John McClure about his book, Speaking Together and With God: Liturgy and Communicative Ethics. Check out this interview and others HERE.
Roots, Influences, and Beyond: Christian Hebraism and Bible Translation is curated by Professor Choon-leong Seow, Almond Sin and Charlotte Lew. This exhibit highlights the contributions of Christian Hebraists and their influence on early modern Bible translations in the sixteenth century. It is on view through May 12, 2019.
Dr. Andrea Seri, Professor of Ancient History at Universidad Nacional de Córdoba in Argentina will give two lectures on the Cultures in Clay exhibit. The Cuneiform Tablets in the Vanderbilt Divinity Library Collection Jan. 30, 4:10 PM at Divinity Library, Reference Room Before Noah: Gilgamesh and the Flood Feb. 6, 4:10 PM… Keep reading
Librarian Chris Benda interviews Dr. Jim Hudnut-Beumler about his new book Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South in a new episode of Authorial Intentions. You can find the interview HERE.
Roots, Influences, and Beyond: Sebastian Münster (1488-1552) For fifteen hundred years, only a few Christians were able to read the Hebrew Bible in its original language. All that changed in the sixteenth century, when the first Hebrew grammars and lexicons were written by Christians. The leading Christian Hebraist of that period was Sebastian Münster, who… Keep reading
Banned Books Week Exhibit in the Reference Room, Divinity Library (Sept. 23-29) Throughout the centuries, religious writings considered scripture by certain groups have been contested by other groups. Indeed, the production of biblical canons among Jews and Christians led to some books being deemed less useful than others — or even heretical. Some books disappeared… Keep reading