Bible Nation

Bible Nation

The United States of Hobby Lobby

Book - 2017
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"Bible Nation tells the story of the Greens' rapid acquisition of an unparalleled collection of biblical antiquities; their creation of a closely controlled group of scholars to study and promote their collection; their efforts to place a Bible curriculum in public schools; and their construction of a $500 million Museum of the Bible near the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Bible Nation reveals how these seemingly disparate initiatives promote a very particular set of beliefs about the Bible--and raise serious ethical questions about the trade in biblical antiquities, the integrity of academic research, and more. Bible Nation is an important and timely account of how a vast private fortune is being used to promote personal faith in the public sphere--and why it should matter to everyone." --Publisher description.
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey :, Princeton University Press,, [2017]
ISBN: 9780691177359
Branch Call Number: 261.7 Moss 2017
Characteristics: x, 223 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Baden, Joel S. 1977-- Author


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Apr 29, 2018

I have no dog in this fight but, this book comes across as a lot of petty carping by two leftist academics with a bone to pick. Pass on it.


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