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Epic opening

Religion | New Bible museum invites you to engage with God’s Word but won’t tell you what to believe
by Evan Wilt
Posted 11/16/17, 02:33 pm

The Museum of the Bible will impress you with its scale and amenities, but not with its evangelism. 

Located two blocks from the National Mall, the brand-new museum showcases its 430,000-square-foot building, historical artifact collections, and $42 million worth of cutting-edge technology to the public for the first time on Friday.

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Not exactly Indiana Jones

Religion | Sloppiness and misdirection led to federal investigators confiscating thousands of smuggled items from Hobby Lobby’s Bible collection. Now as the Museum of the Bible opens, scholars wonder what will happen to the confiscated artifacts
by Emily Belz
Posted 11/08/17, 07:22 pm

In Washington, D.C., at the end of October, the Museum of the Bible was preparing to open its giant golden doors for a Nov. 17 debut. The museum, two blocks off the National Mall, promises to draw big audiences to its collection, which purports to be one of the greatest private Biblical collections on display for the public.

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Billy Graham celebrates 99th birthday

by Leigh Jones
Posted 11/07/17, 10:58 am

Evangelist Billy Graham celebrates his 99th birthday Tuesday, surrounded by family. “As a family, we are just so very grateful that he is still with us,” Graham’s son Franklin said in a statement on the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association website. “His mind is good, but he’s quieter these days. He can’t see or hear well, but his health is stable.

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