Dunham Bible Museum - The Bible Throughout American History

Dunham Bible Museum


The Dunham Bible Museum, with its extensive collection of rare Bibles, is dedicated to telling the story of the most important book in the world. On public display are:

  • ancient manuscripts
  • decoratively illuminated medieval Scriptures
  • examples of the earliest printed Bibles
  • the earliest Bibles in English
  • the earliest Bibles printed in America
  • Bible translations from across the centuries and around the world.

The Museum’s creative exhibits awaken and enhance an appreciation of the history, preservation, and influence of the one Book most influential in individual lives and in the culture of civilizations.

The Dunham Bible Museum is privileged to be a Refo500 Partner, commemorating the 500 year legacy of the Reformation.


at the Dunham Bible Museum



Martin Luther and BibleGod’s Word Endures Forever: Luther and the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation – a special exhibit on Martin Luther and the Bible for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, February 1 – December 16, 2017.



Dr. Matthew Barrett“God’s Word Alone – the Bible of the Reformation,” Lecture by Dr. Matthew Barrett, Tutor of Systematic Theology and Church History at Oak Hill Theological College in London, founder and executive editor of Credo Magazine, and author of numerous books, including    God’s Word Alone – The Authority of Scripture: What the Reformers Taught…and Why it Still Matters, April 20, 2017,  6:30 – 9 pm, Belin Chapel.  Dr. Barrett’s book will be available for purchase and signing this evening.  This program is made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Dr. Paul Maier“Luther and the Bible: the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation,” Lecture by  Dr. Paul Maier, Professor Emeritus of Western Michigan University and a leading Lutheran scholar, October 31, 2017, 6:30-9:00, Belin Chapel

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