Listen to an interview with Divinity School Professor Joerg Rieger about his book Jesus vs. Caesar: For People Tired of Serving the Wrong God. This conversation is the latest in the Authorial Intentions series — interviews that Chris Benda, Librarian for Religious Studies and Theology, has been conducting with Vanderbilt faculty about their publications. More… Keep reading
The Divinity Library is teaming up with Al’s Pub to bring Trivia Night into the library! Come join us for drinks and snacks and some competitive rounds of team trivia! Thursday November 7 3:30-5:30pm Divinity Library Reference Room
Our own interim Director, Bobby Smiley, has edited a book for Atla Open Press that is now available Open Access, as well as Print on Demand. Librarian Keegan Osinski has a chapter in it as well. Information Literacy and Theological Librarianship: Theory & Praxis gathers together reflective practices and theoretical explorations from librarians across a range… Keep reading
You’ve just spent the last several hours arranging your disparate ideas into a coherent research paper — and now you have to spend several more hours typing up your citations and bibliography. Does this sound depressingly familiar? Bibliographic management software can make things easier, and staff at the Vanderbilt libraries are available to provide one-on-one… Keep reading
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
Check out our orientation guide for basic helpful information about using the library. CLICK HERE to visit the guide.
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
The Religious Magazine Archive is a collection of 22 periodicals that represent a variety of religious traditions. The coverage of the entire collection ranges from 1845 to 2015. Contents include The American Theosophist, The Catholic World, Islamic Horizons, and The Sikh Messenger, among other titles. More popular than scholarly, these magazines show how religious traditions… Keep reading
A new episode of Chris Benda’s Authorial Intentions podcast is available, featuring an interview with Professor Jaco Hamman about his book, The Millennial Narrative: Sharing a Good Life with the Next Generation. More interviews are available on the Authorial Intentions site on SoundCloud.