New Faculty Interviews

Two new faculty interviews with librarian Chris Benda are available: Jim Crenshaw talks about his recent two-volume book set entitled Sipping from the Cup of Wisdom. William Franke talks about his recent book entitled A Theology of Literature:  The Bible as Revelation in the Tradition of the Humanities.   You can find both interviews HERE.

New System Will Improve Access to Library Collections

One of the biggest changes to happen in Vanderbilt’s libraries in the last 20 years is underway. Beginning in late July, students and faculty will have access to an easier and faster way to search the university library collections. Since the current system’s implementation in 1997, technology has changed. The new catalog will allow more… Keep Reading

Syriac Exhibit Reincarnated in Cohen Memorial Hall

Syriac: Preserving an Endangered World Culture For nearly two thousand years, Christians across the Middle East and Asia have shared a common heritage through the Syriac language and culture. Many of these communities face the threat of extinction today. In response, this exhibit showcases the enduring presence of Syriac culture around the globe. The exhibit… Keep Reading

New Faculty Interview with Jaco Hamman

Librarian Chris Benda talks with Divinity School faculty member Jaco Hamman about his new open-access article “The Organ of Tactility: Fantasy, Image and Male Masturbation,” an “Online First Article” in Pastoral Psychology. Listen to the interview here.

Input Needed for Library Website Redesign

The Vanderbilt University Libraries are in the process of developing a new website. Our goal is to gather input from the Vanderbilt Community during the Spring 2018 semester to ensure the site meets the needs of our students, staff, and faculty. Please complete the brief six-question survey by following the links below. If there are… Keep Reading

Cultures in Clay Exhibit

The Divinity Library’s Cultures in Clay exhibit showcases original artifacts, photographs and descriptions to provide an overview of several ancient Near Eastern civilizations and their contributions to our understanding of world history. The exhibit highlights a number of prominent collections, including cuneiform tablets from the James Stevenson Collection, cylinder seals from the Arno Poebel Collection… Keep Reading

Faculty Interview: Jaco Hamman

In the latest episode of Authorial Intentions, librarian Chris Benda interviews Jaco Hamman about his new book, Growing Down: Theology & Human Nature in the Virtual Age. Click here to listen

New Divinity Furniture

The Divinity Library had Phase 1 of their new furniture installed today! Looking forward to it getting lots of use in the new school year.

Amy-Jill Levine Talks About Her New Book

  Librarian Chris Benda talks with Professor Amy-Jill Levine about Levine’s new book Who Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons, coauthored with Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and illustrated by Margaux Meganck.  Listen to the conversation!