Sunday, July 15, 2012

Religious Freedom - #4042 - Are You Ready for the Massive Bible Museum Being Planned for Washington, D.C.? - Hot Air

Fans of history — and theology — will be delighted to know that a massive Bible museum is slated to open in the nation’s capitol. Planners of the large-scale undertaking claim that the project will be complete and ready for Washington, D.C. residents and visitors, alike, within a four-year time frame. The group behind the project, The Museum of the Bible, is a non-profit that represents the collection owned by the billionaire Green family, writes Religion News Service (RNS). The Greens, as we’ve previously reported, are well-known Christians who own a craft store chain called Hobby Lobby. While the location of the actual museum hasn’t been leaked — and an official name is yet to be released — some details are known. To begin, let’s look at some of the elements that visitors can expect to encounter while at the museum. RNS has more: A sampling of the Bible museum’s offerings — from the collection of more than 40,000 artifacts — have been displayed in the Passages Exhibit at the Vatican and in Oklahoma City and Atlanta and will soon appear in Charlotte, N.C.  Read more.......

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