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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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!
Librarian Chris Benda’s podcast, Authorial Intentions, has new interviews available. Check out the latest with Bryan Lowe and William Franke HERE.
Librarian Chris Benda’s podcast, Authorial Intentions, has new interviews available. Check out the latest with visiting lecturer Robert Alter and professor Bruce Rogers-Vaughn here.
The university will officially kick off “GO THERE,” a campus wide campaign to promote brave dialogue and honest self-reflection toward creating a campus culture that invests in and supports the mental health and wholeness of every member of the Vanderbilt community. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend the event scheduled from 11 a.m. to… Keep Reading