Why is this D.C. museum different from all other D.C. museums?
“The museum has fence posts — limits. It doesn’t overtly say the Bible is good — that the Bible is true.”
One art crime expert said that archaeology journals may refuse to publish articles based on artifacts whose provenance can’t be proven.
The Museum of the Bible, set to open in Washington, D.C., in 2017, will house a large collection from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
A 1,200-year-old parchment Jewish prayer book that is billed as the oldest in existence has been unveiled. It may offer a crucial tie between modern practice and Biblical times.
Crossposted from Haaretz