Opens Wednesday, Jan. 30
The Green Collection contains some of the most rare artifacts and documents from early periods of the Jewish, Roman Catholic and Protestant faiths. Beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 30), a segment of texts and objects from the ever-growing collection will go on exhibit at Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave. Titled Sacra Pagina, or The Sacred Page, the free exhibit of 50 pieces runs through only Feb. 2. On opening day, Jerry Pattengale, executive director of the Green Scholars Initiative, will lecture on biblical manuscripts and related history from 11:15 a.m.-noon. The Green Collection, which numbers more than 40,000 and is considered the largest in private hands, is named for the Oklahoma City family and founders of Hobby Lobby craft stores. For more about Sacra Pagina, go to www.mabeecenter.com.