A Historic Bible for a Historic Moment
Andy Dayton, Associate Web Producer

With all of our recent talk of ancient manuscripts, there’s another (not quite so ancient) book in the news today: Barack Obama has chosen to be sworn in on the Lincoln Inaugural Bible. Read a bit more on the Bible’s history in this short interview with Library of Congress’ Clark Evans.

(photo: Michaela McNichol/The Library of Congress)

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    obama’s sick obbsession with his presidential man crush, Lincoln, has reached its pinnacle.
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    A Historic Bible for a Historic Moment Andy Dayton, Associate Web Producer With all of our recent talk of ancient...
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    The history nerd inside me is geeking out big time.
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    this type of history fascinates me endlessly.
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