Jul 21, 2011

The Passages Exhibition

If you happen to be in or near the Oklahoma City area, you might be interested in the Passages exhibition hosted by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.running from May 16 to October 16, 2011. Here is the website.

In conjunction with "the 14,000-square-foot exhibition featuring some of the most rare biblical manuscripts, printed Bibles and historical items in the world. Some of the highlights include a Dead Sea Scroll text, ancient biblical papyri, illuminated manuscripts, early printed materials, a portion of the Gutenberg Bible and many first editions of the English Bible through the King James Version. "There will also be weekly guest lecturers including, but not limited tothe following:

July 26: Dr. Peter Flint, Canada Research Chair in Dead Sea Scrolls Studies, “The Contents and Challenges of the Dead Sea Biblical Scrolls”

Aug. 9: Dr. Edwin Yamauchi, Miami University (OH), “The Greatest Archaeological Discoveries and the Old Testament”

Aug. 23: Dr. Alister McGrath, King’s College (UK), “What Do William Tyndale and C.S. Lewis Have in Common?”

Oct. 11:Dr. Robert Cooley, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, “The Greatest Archaeological Discoveries and the New Testament”

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