Trump Bible heads the museum

Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife, Melania holds a Bible and his son Barron looks on during his inauguration as the 45. The President of the United States of America on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, USA, 20. January of 2017.

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The Museum of the Bible purchased, one of the two Bibles President Trump used to take the oath of office in January 2017, joining the other versions used by American presidents in the privately-funded Washington, D. C museum.

Trump repeated his childhood Bible, was given to him by his mother, Mary Anne, several times during the 2016 campaign. His Revised Standard Version (RSV) of the Bible, then, was the inauguration, of President Abraham Lincoln, in 1861.

“My mother gave me the Bible-this very Bible, many years ago,” Trump said in a campaign video of Trump Tower. “In fact, your letter is here. You wrote the name and my address, and it is simply very special for me.”

The future 45th President of the United States of America carried the Bible – that has the Trump name etched on the cover of the Sunday school classes at the First Presbyterian Church in Queens, New York His pastor and teachers enrolled also be a Good book if he has the Sunday school in 1955, graduated from.

“We are honored to have this piece of the history of our nation, to our growing exhibition of presidential Bibles,” said Museum of the Bible President Cary Summers said in a statement. “It is our hope that guests will learn to be able to, not only about each President’s unique Bible, but also about the influence of this book on the government and the elected officials around the world.”

The Museum of the Bible placed in Trump’s Bible on display in the “Bible of the world” exhibition on the second floor, next to the Bibles of the presidents Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush.

Truman, like Trump, his personal Bible when he was sworn in as President of the United States in the year 1945. Eisenhower and Bush had opened their Bibles to a Scripture during your oath. Eisenhower was open to Psalm 33:12 during the inauguration in 1953, and Bush, has opened the family Bible, the Beatitudes, Matthew 5:3-12 during his ceremony in 1989. His son used the same when he was President in the year 2001.

In addition to the presidential Bible collection, the museum has 22 more exhibits on the Bible, the effects on the various topics of education and human rights to fashion and literature.

The Museum of the Bible, focusing on the Washington Mall opened its doors to the public in November with thousands of artifacts solely on the Judeo-Christian Holy book.

Caleb Parke is an associate editor for You can follow him on Twitter @Caleb Parke

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