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LIVE Saturday, February 10, 2018 - Museum of the Bible

by NinaShelton

LIVE Saturday February 10, 2018
9am – 2:30pm ET
The Bible & the Founding of America
Symposium

American History TV will be LIVE with a symposium from the new Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. Historians explore the Bible's role during 18th century political discourse, scripture passages referenced during the American Revolution, and Benjamin Franklin's much debated faith.

Speakers include Baylor University history professor Thomas Kidd, author of "Benjamin Franklin: The Religious Life of a Founding Father;" American University public affairs professor Daniel Dreisbach, author of "Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers;" and Vanderbilt University divinity professor James Byrd, author of "Sacred Scripture, Sacred War: The Bible and the American Revolution."

9:00 AM - Benjamin Franklin’s Faith with Thomas Kidd
10:00 AM - The Bible and the American Constitutional Republic with Daniel Dreisbach
11:00 AM - The Bible and the American Revolution with James Byrd
1:30 PM - Roundtable Discussion with all three speakers

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