WASHINGTON–Today, Museum of the Bible announces a distinguished list of advisors for the museum that will open its doors to the public this November. The council is comprised of archaeologists, professors, theologians and scholars and includes pastors, priests and rabbis. Members hold advanced degrees from such distinguished institutions as Yale, Oxford, Cambridge, Wharton, University of London, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Yeshiva College, Catholic University of America, Claremont College, NYU and more.
WASHINGTON—Among the most highly anticipated offerings of the forthcoming Museum of the Bible, opening this November in Washington, D.C., is the use of Digital Guides designed to optimize the touring experience for guests of all ages and backgrounds.
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, based in Vancouver, Washington, has awarded Museum of the Bible a grant of $1.5 million toward the continued development, production, purchasing, storage, care, distribution and tracking of the museum’s Digital Guide units.
Augsburg, Germany, was the central stage of two significant meetings at the start of what became the Protestant Reformation. A piece of Martin Luther returns to this storied city just in time for the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the historical event when a new exhibit from Museum of the Bible, the 430,000-square-foot museum opening this November in Washington, comes to Germany.
Today, the Museum of the Bible Scholars Initiative announced the recipients of the 2017 Edwin M. Yamauchi Award for Excellence in Textual Studies, which is the third annual award to honor young scholars who have demonstrated exceptional understanding of biblical language studies and are pursuing terminal degrees. The award is named after renowned scholar and professor emeritus at Miami University (Ohio), Edwin Maseo Yamauchi, Ph.D.