Monday, May 04, 2015

Museum of the Bible: Interesting interview with David Trobsich

David van Biema has an interesting interview with David Trobisch: “David Trobisch lends Green family’s Bible Museum a scholarly edge”

The interview poses the question of the nature of the theological tensions between Trobisch and Steve Green as, in Trobisch’s words “two parties standing at opposite ends of the Christian spectrum talking to each other and working together”.

Cf. also here.


  1. There is a similar effort in México City. It has one of the most important collections of ancient bibles and relationated writings before to the press :

    "Until 2000, there wasn't a Museum in Mexico's of the printed book most, read, loved and pursued of the world, of which its copies are unvaluable and which exist more than 10,000 manuscripts -previous to the print-, spread in the major museums world: London, Rome, New York, Paris, Moscow, Hamburg, Jerusalem.

    "Today, the Bible Museum in Mexico, Maná Museum of Sacred Scripture, custody and study among more than 1500 copies, an old collection of priceless books from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, increases and spreads collections of Bibles with documentary value significant for Mexico, that show the wealth of a book that has gone in hand with the evolution of languages and modes of transmission; from the clay tablets and papyrus to editing in the most modern information technology."

  2. Frankly, I would advise Trobisch not to delete the resume' file.

  3. Do any of you Cambridge folk know anything about the Cambridge manuscripts the Greens have purchased?