Faculty Retirement Acquisitions

Books Acquired in Honor of Retiring Faculty Members

Each year, Pitts Theology Library purchases a book or manuscript item to honor the contributions that retiring faculty members have made to the Candler School of Theology community. The acquisition of these materials are intentional and relate to the faculty member’s area of scholarship.

Faculty Acquisitions for 2021

David Pacini

Professor of Historical and Philosophical Theology

Acquisition: Augustin Hirschvogel (1503-1553), Concordantz Alt und News Testament (MSS 472)

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Philip Reynolds

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Medieval Christianity; Aquinas Professor of Historical Theology

Acquisition: Peter Lombard, Liber sententiae magistri Petri Lom. (1487 PETE)

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Faculty Acquisitions for 2020

Steven J. Kraftchick

Professor in the Practice of New Testament Interpretation; Director of General and Advanced Studies

Acquisition: Raymond of Sabunde (d. 1436), Theologia naturalis, sive, Liber creaturarum (1496 RAYM)

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Karen D. Scheib

Professor of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology

Acquisition: Anonymous, Stella Clericorum (1500 STEL)

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Faculty Acquisitions for 2019

Carl R. Holladay

Charles Howard Candler Professor Emeritus of New Testament

Acquisition: Biblia Latina cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra, volume 5 (1482 BIBL V.5)

Carol A. Newsom

Charles Howard Candler Professor Emerita of Old Testament

Acquisition: Biblia Latina cum postillis Nicolai de Lyra, volume 2 (1482 BIBL V.2)

Faculty Acquisitions for 2020

Rex D. Matthews

Professor Emeritus in the Practice of Historical Theology and Wesleyan Studies

Acquisition: Two Charles Wesley manuscripts (MSS 159)