CHICAGO (RNS) — A law firm's review blamed the megachurch's ousted pastor's “powerful and subversive leadership style.”
(RNS) — The 15-by-24 Pentateuch bound in leather with metal bosses dates to around the year 1000 and was acquired two years ago by the Green Collection, headed by billionaire Steve Green of the Hobby Lobby arts and crafts chain.
(RNS) — As many as 17 Bible fragments were bought from a world-renowned Oxford University professor who researched the items for the British-based Egypt Exploration Society and secretly sold them to Hobby Lobby.
(RNS) — The academic community's critiques have been collected in a book cataloging a host of ills, from the museum's focus on the Protestant Bible to faked artifacts to an alleged evangelical agenda.
(RNS) — The change of venue is only the latest skirmish with scholars who claim the museum privileges the Protestant Bible and is intended to advance a broader evangelical agenda.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — The so-called Slave Bible, on loan from Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn., excludes 90 percent of the Hebrew Bible, or Old Testament, and 50 percent of the New.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Working in obscurity, a German artist created an accordioning illustrated Bible that, fully expanded, would stretch more than a mile.
(RNS) — This is not the first time the museum has faced questions about the problematic origins of some of its antiquities.
(RNS) — The hiring of Rena Opert may be a symbolic gesture for a museum that says it is committed to presenting an inclusive view of the Bible.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Poring over some 1,300 sermon notes from 'America’s pastor,' Museum of the Bible associate curator Anthony Schmidt has tracked Graham's evolution as a preacher from the Cold War into the 2000s.
(RNS) — The return follows an investigation the museum is conducting on the origins of more than 3,000 items in its collection.
(RNS) — The tiny, space-traveling Bible was one of 11 that left Earth's atmosphere in the care of landing module commander Edgar Mitchell, who died in 2016 on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — More than 1,700 groups have visited the high-tech Museum of the Bible that sits two blocks from the National Mall, the site of the U.S. Capitol, art galleries and other museums.
(RNS) — It was given to him by his mother when he was a child.
(RNS) — While the Museum of the Bible is trying to sort out the origins of its holdings after a U.S. government lawsuit over the 'unlawful importation' of artifacts, a much larger sibling collection in Oklahoma City is not part of the housecleaning effort. (Analysis)
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