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`Rites & Remedies’ – Edgy seminary exhibit shows the Bible transformed

Paul Roorda haunts flea markets, thrift shops and eBay, looking for Bibles no one wants any more. When he gets them, he often burns them. If he doesn’t do that, he might drive a nail through the pages, so they can’t be opened. Other times, he’ll cut each page into strips, then fold those into […]

Soldiers’ Bibles provide a journey through history

By Chris Herlinger, Religion News Service… NEW YORK—The simplicity of the exhibit—copies of the Bible resting in glass cases—can be deceptive. But “Finding Comfort in Difficult Times: A Selection of Soldiers’ Bibles,” a Feb. 3-May 20 exhibition at the Museum of Biblical Art, is American religious history come alive. The exhibit showcases three dozen copies […]