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D.C.’s New Bible Museum Says it Wants to Avoid Politics. But its Opening Gala is at the Trump Hotel.

posted on November 16, 2017

The Washington Post’s Michelle Boorstein reports that the leadership of the Museum of the Bible in Washington is hosting a $50,000-a-table fundraising event at the Trump Hotel on Thursday night. The museum, set to open this week near the National Mall, has emphasized its apolitical nature. Boorstein writes, “Officials at the nonprofit museum say the decision was for pragmatic, scheduling reasons.” She adds, “The decision to host at the Trump hotel highlights the question of how the museum will engage with the increasingly politicized debate about the Bible and religion in American public life.”

Read at The Washington Post