Overcoming Barriers to Interpreting Religion

Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. By Barbara Franco,…


Historic Prayers in Historic Churches

By Spencer W. McBride, Ph.D. One of my favorite historical sites to visit…


The brick walled side of the Museum of the Bible, hung with five vertical banners. A glass domed roof sits atop the building.

The Museum of the Bible: Thoughts on Museum Location and Historical Timing

By John E. Baucom, Graduate Student, University of Oklahoma This past March, I…


Webinar: Historic House Call: Religion and Historic House Interpretation

While introducing the topic of religion into regular museum tours can be…


Why Religious History is Essential to a Thriving Democracy

Old abandoned white wooden chapel on prairie at sunset with cloudy sky. In…


Is Religious History Relevant?

The prominence of religion in the history of our country is undeniable. Many of…


Defining Sacred Place

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself what distinguishes a place that is sacred…


Adaptive Reuse of Religious Buildings

As congregations around the country shrink, disband, or move into more modern…