New Rare Bible Exhibit Opens In Southern Adventist University’s Archaeology Museum

Thursday, January 2, 2020

The community is invited to explore Southern Adventist University’s new exhibit “From Script to Scripture: The History of the Bible.”

Open to the public beginning Jan. 15, it will feature more than 80 books and works of art, including a leaf from the first Bible ever printed in North America and a Breeches Bible that was brought over on the Mayflower. 
 
In this free exhibit, housed in the Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum, visitors will take a journey through the history of printing the Bible and explore the innovations of the alphabet, the printing press and modern technology that has made it the best-selling book of all time.  
 
The exhibit will feature original historical Bibles such as the Olivitán, a 1535 pre-reformation French Bible; the Gutenberg Bible; a complete 1611 King James Version Bible; and the art that played an important role in illustrating biblical themes.

Visitors can also stand in front of a replica of the Wittenberg doors and read an original printing of Luther’s 95 Theses, which sparked the Protestant Reformation. 
 
For more information about the museum, visit southern.edu/archaeology.  This exhibit at Southern Adventist University Hackman Hall will be on the first floor.  Parking is available at 4881 Taylor Circle in Collegedale.


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