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.
SPECIAL EXHIBITS and UPCOMING EVENTS :
- Renaissance of the Bible: Erasmus’ Greek Text, a Foundation for Reformation”, a special exhibit, 2016.
- “The Bible and Winston Churchill,” Lecture by Jonathan Sandys, great-grandson of Winston Churchill and author of the book God and Churchill, September 22, 2016, 7 pm, Belin Chapel. Mr. Sandys’ book will be available this evening.
- “200th Anniversary of the American Bible Society,” Lecture by Dr. John Fea, chair of the Department of History at Messiah College and author of The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society, October 6, 2016, 7 pm, Belin Chapel. Dr. Fea’s book The Bible Cause will be available for purchase this evening.
- “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.
- “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