Browse Collections (17 total)

Fred Craddock Audio Collection

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This archive includes audio and video recordings from Dr. Craddock speaking at events held at Emory University and the Candler School of Theology. These include chapel service sermons, confererence keynotes, and lectures.Rev. Dr. Craddock began teaching at Candler in 1979. Ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Craddock is a world-renowned preacher, scholar, and author. He has delivered the Lyman Beecher Lectures at Yale, the Scott Lectures at Claremont School of Theology, the…

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Ernst Käsemann Correspondence

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The Pitts Theology Library is curating an exciting collection of correspondence between renowned Tübingen New Testament scholar Ernst Käsemann (1906-1998) and prominent American New Testament scholars. The intention is to make this collection universally accessible, a collection which highlights the manner in which Käsemann’s work in Biblical exegesis and theology gained influence in America and reveals the person behind the scholar Käsemann.

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Clovis G. Chappell papers

This collection contains the typed sermons and meditations of Clovis G. Chappell, some of which are marked with handwritten notes. The sermons themselves address common issues confronting humanity and are linked to specific bible passages, stories, or figures indicated by the title or subtitle. These sermons date to the early to mid-twentieth century from roughly 1922 to 1945. Chappell’s typed meditations record his reflections on specific Bible verses followed by a short prayers on how they…

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Albertus Dei et Apostolice Sedis Gratia Maguntinen... Indulgence

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Indulgences were issued to defray the cost of building the basilica of St. Peter in Rome. Their distribution was often linked to the sacrament of penance, as believers were granted spiritual merits in exchange for financial donations. This particular indulgence, believed to be the only specimen of its kind thus far recovered, was issued specifically to clergy, granting them liturgical benefits in exchange for their contributions. The printing of this indulgence was probably ordered by Johann…

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Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection

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The Richard C. Kessler Reformation Collection was established in 1987, when Richard and Martha Kessler donated their private collection of Reformation imprints and manuscripts to Emory University. These materials were combined with Reformation holdings at the Pitts Theology Library, and an effort was launched to enlarge and sustain this collection in the years to come. An advisory committee of Lutheran laypersons and clergy and of Candler School of Theology faculty and administrators oversees…

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