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The Bible Has Long Deserved a Museum. Now it Finally Has One.

Anyone expecting to find a politicized museum dedicated to hot-button “culture-war” issues needs to look elsewhere than the new Museum of the Bible.

A pair of visitors takes in the view from an atrium at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images.

A pair of visitors takes in the view from an atrium at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images.

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Jan. 15 2018
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Peter Wehner, a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, is a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and director of the Faith Angle Forum.


Anyone expecting to find a politicized museum dedicated to hot-button “culture-war” issues needs to look elsewhere than the new Museum of the Bible.

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