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Museum of the Bible President Cary Summers Issues Statement in Honor of the Passing of Billy Graham

Published: Mar 5, 2018

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“We grieve the loss of the Reverend Billy Graham, a champion of the Bible around the world.”

— Cary Summers, President of Museum of the Bible

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Museum of the Bible President Cary Summer Summers issues the following statement in reaction to the news of Billy Graham’s passing:

“We grieve the loss of the Reverend Billy Graham, a champion of the Bible around the world. Museum of the Bible is proud to have the legacy of Reverend Graham embedded in our facility in Washington D.C. with his Bible on display for all to remember his great impact that was inspired by this life-changing book. Our prayers are with the Graham family as they remember his life.”

The text from Tapestry related to Graham and located inside Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. reads as follows:

A major voice in the evangelical movement, Billy Graham drew his message of hope from the Bible. His sermons inspired millions of listeners in the United States and the world.

Billy Graham Bible
Billy Graham Bible
Billy Graham on the impact tapestry

The Bible is a personal Bible belonging to Billy Graham which he had highlighted and marked in. The Tapestry is the woven story of the Bible’s impact in America.

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About Cary Summers

As president of Museum of the Bible, Cary Summers oversees the various teams of academics, designers, technology professionals and other experts team members who run the international institution, which opened to the public in Washington, D.C., in November 2017. He also provides oversight to Museum of the Bible's Scholars Initiative, worldwide traveling exhibits and high school Bible curricula. Summers is also the author of the book, Lifting Up the Bible.

About Museum of the Bible

Museum of the Bible is an innovative, global, educational institution whose purpose is to invite all people to engage with the Bible. Making its grand opening to the public in November 2017, Museum of the Bible’s 430,000-square-foot building is located just three blocks from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Museum of the Bible aims to be among the most technologically advanced and engaging museums in the world. With over one billion impressions, Museum of the Bible is the highest profile museum in the country and holds the largest assembly of biblical artifacts and texts in the world.

Timed tickets to the 430,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. are available for both general admission and group reservations. Tickets are required for entry, are limited, and are available at: www.museumofthebible.org/tickets

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