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!  

Mental Health and Well-being Campaign Kickoff Event

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