Friday, August 18, 2017

In defense of Dr. Blumell

HOBBY LOBBY FALLOUT: Accusations against BYU professor appear unsubstantiated (Jesse King, BYU Daily Universe).
BYU religion associate professor Lincoln Blumell was recently accused of working with illegally obtained artifacts owned by Hobby Lobby.

According to Blumell, he does not work with the type of artifacts he is accused of handling, and the claims appear unsubstantiated by anonymous sources.

David Meadows has already discussed this case, as noted here. One should always treat anonymous accusations with great caution.

Follow the last link above for background on this case, as well as for links to past posts on the Hobby Lobby settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, the Green Collection, and the soon-to-open Museum of the Bible.

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