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In the Beginning: Bibles Before the Year 1000

If the average reader thinks that understanding Joyce’s Ulysses is difficult (and at times, downright impossible), the stories behind the creation and history of the book we call the Bible is as complex, if not more so. This delightful interactive online exhibit was created by staff members at the Freer & Sackler Galleries Smithsonian Institution, and was created by guest curator, Michelle P....
Museum of Biblical Art

From triptychs to mixed media, the Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA) in New York seeks to "re-contextualize Judeo-Christian images for the American public, presenting them in a way that sheds light on their original function and continued relevance." They do so with curiosity and intelligence, and their website functions as a nice complement to their brick and mortar presence in Midtown Manhattan....
America's Public Bible

In the United States during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, it was not unusual for newspapers to publish Bible verses. Nor was it uncommon for journalists to cite the Bible in their editorials or make biblical references in their articles. Lincoln Mullen, a historian of religion at George Mason University, created this website to illuminate the role of the Bible in the American press...