Press Releases

Museum of the bible expands summer exhibits and takes its scholarship on the road

Monday, September 5, 2016

Fifteen months from the highly-anticipated grand opening of the Museum of the Bible in November 2017, just two blocks from the National Mall in Washington D.C., the institution is well underway taking its vast collection of biblical artifacts and academic resources on the road. The museum is announcing additional exhibit tour stops as well as academic events and lecture series to meet public demand, showcasing unique presentations at each location.

Centium Software Announces Client Innovation Award For Museum Of The Bible

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
At the 2016 EventsAIR User Conference held in Sydney Australia, Centium Software awarded the 2016 Client Innovation Award for Best Marketing Communications Campaign to Museum of the Bible.
 
The Museum of the Bible team was recognized for their innovative use of marketing communications and event invitations supporting numerous events for the upcoming 2017 opening of the venue in Washington DC.

Museum Of The Bible Launches 7-Week Lecture Series On The Bible’s Influence On Past U.S. Presidents

Monday, August 29, 2016

With the 2016 election upon us, Museum of the Bible will be launching a 7-week, fall lecture series at Oklahoma Christian University entitled, Presidential Influence: The Importance of the Bible Among America’s Greatest Leaders.

“There is no doubt that the 2016 presidential election is one of the most talked about events in our country’s modern history,” said Cary Summers, president of Museum of the Bible. “As such, we see it as a perfect opportunity to bring into the discussion an academic review of the Bible’s influence in the lives and careers of some of America’s greatest leaders.”

Yad Vashem and Museum of the Bible Enter Formal Agreement to Strengthen Holocaust Commemoration and Education Efforts Across the World

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Yad Vashem and the Museum of the Bible signed a formal cooperation agreement on Thursday, August 18th, 2016 to strengthen ties between Jewish and Christian communities and support Yad Vashem’s Holocaust commemoration and education efforts across the world.

The agreement, called the “Declaration of Cooperation,” was signed in Washington, D.C. at Yad Vashem’s 2016 Christian Leadership Seminar by Director of the International Relations Department at Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, Shaya Ben-Yehuda and President of Museum of the Bible Cary Summers

Museum Of The Bible Installs First Exhibit Item: An Exact Replica Of The Liberty Bell

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
In June of this year, The Spirit of Liberty Bell traveled to Washington, DC, becoming the very first exhibit item to arrive at the Museum of the Bible, which is still under construction. The full-scale replica of the original Liberty Bell was gifted to the museum by Dr. Peter Lillback, founder of the Providence Forum, and received by the museum’s curator of Americana, Norm Conrad.

Museum of the Bible Releases Research Findings on 13 Unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments

Monday, August 8, 2016

Today Brill, a leading international academic publisher, released the first in a series of volumes based on research sponsored by Museum of the Bible. Edited by Emanuel Tov (Hebrew University, Jerusalem), Kipp Davis (Trinity Western University) and Robert Duke (Azusa Pacific University), the volume contains findings on 13 previously unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls fragments, a number of Hebrew Bible fragments and one non-biblical fragment. It is the culmination of four years of research that involved some 50 scholars comprised of a core editorial team, 11 chapter authors and 35 co-authors.