Publications

Facsimile reprint of 1836 A New Hieroglyphic Bible for children, $9.99, plus $.83 tax. For mail orders, add $5.20 for shipping and handling . Books are available at the HBU Campus Bookstore and at the Dunham Bible Museum.

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Winter 2014

  • Explore the Story of the First English Bibles on Location in England
  • Top Archaeologcal Find in New Exhibit
  • Merrymount Bibles Beckon Visitors
  • Arabic Bible Added to the Collection
  • Historic Geneva Bible Presented to Dunham Bible Museum


Fall 2013

  • Thumb Bibles and Miniature Books
  • Early English Bibile History tour planned
  • Archaeology Exhibit and Conference for 2014
  • In Memoriam - Gordon Severance


Summer 2013

  • And the Winner is - Piece of the Past Essays
  • They Read the Same Bible
  • Encomium: A Young Researcher Celebrates the Dunham Bible Museum, Dr. David Davis


Spring 2013

  • Francisco the Book Restorer
  • Gutenberg-Style Printing Press at the Dunham Bible Museum, Dr. John Hellstern
  • The National Treasure at the Dunham Bible Museum. Dr. Donald Brake
  • Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs


Fall 2012

  • New exhibit: Celebrating the Life of Jesus: Three Centuries of Bible Art
  • The Bounty Bible
  • Burmese-English Bible Project
  • Faithful Servant - Doug Sanders

Summer 2012

  • "Piece of the Past" Essay Winners
  • Gordon and Diana Lyceum Dedicated
  • "Unlawful English Scripture! - The Golden Legend
  • Visit to the American Bible Society

Winter 2012
  • Picturing the Word: Bible Illustrations of the 15th-16th centuries, Biblia Pauperum
  • Unique Chinese Bibles donated to Dunham Bible Museum
  • Thank you, Sally! for student assistant Sally Grimes

Fall 2011
  • Exhortation to the Study of the Holy Scripture from the 1541 Great Bible
  • New Acquisitions: Melancthon's 1572 "Chronicon Carionis" and "Criswell Study Bble"
  • A Scrapbook New Testament by Emily Taylor
  • Updates to website
  • KJVs in Texas


Summer 2011

  • Astronaut Jeff Williams
  • Houston Genealogical Forum's Bible record transcriptions
  • Codex Sinaiticus  facsimile
  • "Piece of the Past" essay winners
  • upcoming Conference KJV@400: A Story of Biblical Proportions


Spring 2011

  • KJV@400: From Hampton Court, around the Globe, and to the Moon
  • A Royal Monument of English Literature: How many copies of the 1611 King James Bible Remain?
  • King James' Translation?
  • A Heritage of Worship in the Psalms

Fall/Winter 2010
  • From the Bronze Age to the Space Age
  • A Bible with Historic Texas Connections (Anson and Mary Jones Bible)

Summer 2010
  • Production Crew Films at Dunham Bble Museum - film to commemorate 400th Anniversary of King James Bible
  • New Exhibit Celebrates Geneva Bible
  • Freedom from Tyranny (Geneva Bible title page)

Spring 2010
  • HBU acquires the Brake and Hellstern Collections
  • Donald Brake and John Hellstern
  • Fragment of Early Bible Text Identified
  • They Read the Same Bible (exhibit of Civil War Bibles)
  • A Bible with a Courtly Connection
  • Houston Genealogical Forum Publishing Family Record Transcriptions
  • New printing pf Wycliffe Bible available

September 2009
  • J.S. Bach's Bible on Exhibit
  • Donations Expand Foreign Bible Collection
  • "Qirt Evans"  Bible

June 2009
  • Burmese Bible Project
  • John calvin at 500
  • Bible Rescued from the Bombings (1682 Dutch Bible)

January-March 2009
  • Celebrating the Life of Jesus, the Christ: Special Exhibit
  • Dunhams Help Expand Bible Museum's Collection
  • Illuminating the Word; An exhibit of prints from The St. John's Bible
  • Lincoln and the Bible

October - December 2008
  • An American Soldiers' Bible Exhibit
  • Can you Help Identify this Window?
  • Church Pew Donated to Museum

July - September 2008
  • Celebrating a New Beginning
  • Dunham Bible Lecture Serries Launched: Drs. Charles Ryrie and Naseeb Shaheen

April - June 2008
  • Dedication of University Museums in the Morris Cultural Arts Center 
  • The Brake-Hellsternb Collection
  • Books and Resources
  • The Designers and Fabricators
  • A Visual History of the English Bible (by Dr. Brake)
    [In 2008, the Dunham Bible Museum News began to be published three times a year rather than quarterly.]

 

October - December 2007
  • Annals of the World comes to HBU
  • Between the Leaves: special exhibit
  • The Bible's Broad Influence on American Civilization

July - September 2007
  • A Lone Survivor (New Testament printed in Philadelphia by Francis Bailey in 1780)
  • Influence of the Bible on Literature
  • The Pearl of Great Price J.G. Whittier's "The Vaudois Barbe")
  • Museum's Bible Collection Featured at Houston's First Baptist Church

April - June 2007
  • Which Bible Version did Pocahontas Know?
  • Time for the Bible?
  • A 1625th Anniversary (Jerome's Latin translation)

January - March 2007
  • Amazing Grace - Coming to a Theater Near You
  • An Inscription with Important Christian and Patriotic Connections (Doddridge's Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul)
  • A Timely Illustration
  • Recent Acquisitions
  • In Memoriam: President Gerald Ford

October - December 2006
  • HBU Welcomes New President
  • Antiquties Collection Given to Bible Museum
  • Rembrandt's 400 and Bonhoeffer's 100!
  • Bonhoeffer on Bible Meditation
  • A Veterans' Day Look at Soldiers Bibles
  • Folio Bibles Donated to Museum
  • Dr. Kitto's Bible

July-September 2006
  • Dear Abby - 1774 (John Adams to his wife)
  • Astronaut's Widow Visits HBU
  • 450 Years Later - the Scriptural Legacy of a Christian Martyr (Thomas Cranmer)
  • Monthly Psalm Reading
  • Cranmer on  Reading the Bible

April - June 2006
  • HBU's Bible Museum - A Legacy and Challenge from president Hodo
  • 1660 King James Bible Comes to Museum
  • We've Been Asked: What's a Polyglot Bible?
  • Thomas Scott Refutes The Da Vinci Code and The Gospel of James
  • Bibles with Connections (Personal histories of 1817 quarto Bible and 1829 Testament)
  • For Mother's Day: "My Mother's Bible"

January - March 2006
  • What Language Does God Speak?
  • Yield to the Word of God (Adoniram Judson)
  • 1806: a Bicentennial Exhibit
  • Ben Franklin Turns 300!
  • Museum Joins GHCVB
  • The Greatest Missionary (Cameron Townsend article)
  • The Naming of Ivory Soap

October - December 2005
  • Tyndale Production Cancelled
  • Christopher Columbus and the Bible
  • Why a Bible Museum? Catch the Vision
  • Woodrow Wilson on the Bible in America

July - September 2005
  • Let There Be Light (William Tyndale's Bible)
  • William Tyndale Coming to HBU ("Fire for ther Ploughman")
  • Words or Phrases First Introduced into the English Language in Early English Bible Translations
  • The Most Important Book in the English Language
  • The Rest of the Story: The Apollo Prayer League
  • A Special Group - Our Volunteers: In Their Own Words
  • Tyndale was the First - But not the Last

April - June 2005
  • The Dunham Family Bible in America Museum
  • The Bible in Space
  • Red Letter Edition
  • We Were Asked (Gutenberg's Bible in inaugurations, "The Soldiers Prayer Book" or "Deck of Cards")
  • A Self-Interpreting Bible (John Brown)
  • Using Scripture to Understand Scripture
  • The Pony Express Bible
  • 1837 Children's Bible for Sale

January - March 2005
  • "I Do Solemnly Swear..." (Presidents and Inauguration Bibles0
  • The Bible and Oaths
  • Washington's Inaugural Bible
  • Go Texan! (Bible's Role in Settlement of Texas0
  • Are you Regularly Reading Your Bible?
  • New Film on Bible in America Museum

October - December 2004
  • The Pilgrim's Bible (Geneva Bble)
  • Family Record Project
  • The Old and New Testament Dissected (from Matthew Carey 1801 Bible)

July - September 2004
  • Medieval Torah Scroll Comes to Museum
  • Ronald Reagan and the Bible
  • Noah Webster's Bible and its Story

April - June 2004
  • 400th annversary of the beginning of the King James Version, 1604
  • Latest Acquisition: Codex Vaticanus
  • For Father's Day" John Q. Adams' Letter to His Son
  • Picturing the Word (Illustrations in American Bibles)
  • A Prayer Before the Reading of the Holy Scripture

January - March 2004
  • Abraham Lincoln and the Bible
  • Website update
  • Advice on Christian Marriage
  • What's in a Name? (popularity of Biblical name for babies)

October - December 2003
  • 9/11, 1777
  • The Bible in America Collection
  • Jonathan Edward's 300th Birthday
  • Isaiah's word for today (Karen Hughes)
  • Curator Appointed for Bible in America Museum
  • Digitized Museums
  • How Many Bible Names Are There in Texas?