It’s a Great Year to Create a Torah!

  “Torah” is a word that is predominantly connected with the Hebrew Bible, but many may not know that the actual definition of Torah is “instruction or teaching.” It is also considered synonymous with “law,” but some may argue that the term is a bit restrictive. While there is a…

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IllumiNations: The Global Bible

Illuminations: The Global Bible   Hello! Konnichi wa! Hujambo! One of the great joys of traveling for Museum of the Bible is to be able to immerse myself in other cultures. One of the major draws for me in foreign travel is listening to the different languages of all the…

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Martin Luther Comes Home

What an exciting time for the Museum of the Bible. The beginning of April brought about the beginning of a new exhibit in Augsburg, Germany, called Our Book. This exhibit coincides with the 500th year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, initiated by Martin Luther, which included the publication of the…

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March Madness

March Madness. What a crazy time of year. We enter into the spring season, we push our clocks an hour forward and “lose” an hour of sleep, but gain an hour of sunlight, and we have that crazy time of college basketball where people are firmly planted in their recliners…

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Down to the Last Detail

There is much care being taken with every detail of the museum in Washington D.C. Some details—such as strategic location, branding, and different areas of focus—began prior to construction, but many are being developed as we go. We recently hired the Executive Director of the Museum, Tony Zeiss, and he…

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The Bible in D.C.

  There is political unrest in our country and around the world–rioting, anger, and the need for voicing disagreements. Our world is struggling with conflicting views, and we have become void of being able to engage in civil debate.   People are looking for hope. They are looking for answers.…

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Chronos v Kairos

Biblical translation of the Greek lexicon is fascinating. One subject that is always fun is time; it can be subjective or finite. The Greeks had two words for time: Chronos and Kairos. The first, Chronos, is the physical aspect of time with which we correlate minutes, hours, days, weeks, months,…

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Chicago Youth Compete in “Bible Bowl”

The impact of the Bible Curriculum never ceases to amaze me. Its success in Israel and the UK has expanded our reach to more people—starting with our youngest generations—by inviting them to engage with the Bible.   Now, we are bringing the Bible Curriculum home to our local youth.  …

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