Scholars Highlight Hobby Lobby Owners' Path From Retail Giant to Bible Curators

In their new book, Biblical scholars Candida Moss and Joel Baden examine the Green family’s collection of antiquities planned for their $500 million Museum of the Bible, and question how the Hobby Lobby owners might be able to control the conversation about the Bible through it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hobby Lobby's Jackie Green and Daughter Encourage Female Empowerment, Legacy

Two women from the founding family of Hobby Lobby and the Museum of the Bible, Jackie Green and her daughter Lauren Green McAfee, co-wrote a book of vignettes of powerful women of faith to inspire ordinary women to consider their legacy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Christian Books Selling Well at Hobby Lobby

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