Museum of the Bible

Team Finds Dead Sea Scroll Fragments at Bible Museum to Be Fake

"A team of independent investigators has found that the 16 alleged Dead Sea Scroll fragments at the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. are forgeries. On March 13, Art Fraud Insights released a report over 200 pages long that it completed at the request of the Bible museum." - CLeaders

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Museum of the Bible and Egypt Exploration Society Coordinate Return of Manuscripts Stolen by Esteemed Papyrologist

"With the help of photographs provided by the MOTB, the EES has so far identified thirteen texts from its collection, twelve on papyrus and one on parchment, all with biblical or related content, which are currently held by the MOTB (see the attached list). These texts were taken without authorisation from the EES." - EES

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Under pressure, Museum of the Bible moves charismatic Christian conference off-site

"After encountering a barrage of criticism for agreeing to rent space to a charismatic Christian group that claims the Trump presidency is part of God’s plan, the Museum of the Bible abandoned plans to host the group and moved its meeting to the Trump International Hotel." - RNS

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How a museum became a beacon of reconciliation in America’s most divided city

"As the grandson of Holocaust survivors, when I took my own Israeli children to Washington on a recent visit to the United States, I felt a strong contrast between the Museum of the Bible and the museum we visited almost directly across the street: the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum." - W. Examiner

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Museum of the Bible visitors top half a million in first six months

"The Museum of the Bible, the newest tourist attraction near the National Mall, has drawn 565,000 visitors since it opened six months ago, according to museum figures released Thursday (May 17). While that’s less than half as many as visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture in its first six months, it’s enough to assure organizers that a robust audience is hungry for Bible-related exhibits." RNS

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