Friday, February 09, 2018

Haaretz reviews the Museum of the Bible

MUSEUM REVIEW: Bible Museum in D.C.: Less Science, More Indiana Jones. A tour of the Museum of the Bible, which experts say is turning theology into history (Moshe Gilad, Haaretz). Some of the usual suspects appear and present views already well known to PaleoJudaica readers. But I thought the most interesting part was the interview with Dr. Miki Saban, who worked on the exhibition by the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Museum.

And finally, there's this:
In the museum store, on the way to the exit, a boy about 6 years old sat on the floor and screamed: “I want a Bible! I want a Bible!” His mother mumbled something in an attempt to calm him down but he continued shouting, “I want a Bible! Nowwww!”
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