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A Fascinating Look at the World’s Most Influential Book

This Dangerous Book

It's the top selling book in history. . . .

It brings social upheaval, international arguments, and political controversy. It has been used to justify both love and war. And for generations, it has found its way into the hearts of millions, offering comfort, direction, and life-changing truths.

How could one book have such power? In This Dangerous Book, Steve and Jackie Green explore the incredible history and impact of the Bible. As the founders and visionaries of the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C., the Greens have a unique perspective on the Bible’s journey—from its ancient beginnings, to its effect on the moral fiber of nations, to its transformative influence in individual hearts.

Exploring ancient tablets, medieval commentaries, and modern translations, This Dangerous Book offers fascinating insight into the miracles and martyrdoms that have led to the Scriptures we read today. The Greens explore how cutting-edge technology gives new insight into the authenticity of the Bible, including the work of fifty scholars who recently uncovered hidden details about thirteen unpublished Dead Sea Scroll fragments.

The Bible is a world-changer and a heart-changer. Whether you have read the Bible for years or are simply curious about its influence, This Dangerous Book could change your heart as well.


Eric Metaxas


author, Bonhoeffer;
host, Eric Metaxas Show

"Many of the most powerful men in history have feared a certain book more than they’ve feared the most powerful armies and weapons. This book is about that one, and I recommend reading both as soon as possible."

Korie Robertson


author, The Duck Commander Family
and Strong and Kind

“Steve and Jackie Green have managed to write a book filled with all of the history and intrigue that surround this ancient holy text. From the moment I began reading, I simply couldn’t put it down.”

Louie Giglio


pastor, Passion City Church;
founder, Passion Conferences

“I am so grateful for the fervor and zeal with which Steve and Jackie Green elevate Scripture, and I trust this resource will help you treasure the gift of God’s Word and marvel at his divine means of preserving it throughout time.”

Lee Strobel


author, The Case for Christ and
The Case for Faith

"Extol or excoriate it, the Bible is history’s most important book, and here’s the powerful story behind its significance and influence. Read it to deepen your understanding and to quicken your heart for God’s Word."

Rick Warren


author, The Purpose Driven Life; teacher, Daily Hope Radio and Podcast

“It is my prayer that this book will make you hungry to know the book!”

Mark Batterson


bestselling author; lead pastor,
National Community Church

“Thanks to Steve and Jackie Green for capturing the incredible history and impact of the Bible. This Dangerous Book will stir your soul and help you rediscover the Bible.”


Steve Green is President of Hobby Lobby, the largest privately owned arts and crafts retailer in the world.

He and his wife Jackie are part of the founding family of the Museum of the Bible, the largest international museum in the world devoted solely to the presentation and the preservation of the Bible. This facility, located in the heart of Washington D.C., is opening its doors in November of 2017. Steve and Jackie provide unique insight and commentary into the Bible’s role in our public and personal life. Since 2009 they have collected biblical artifacts from around the globe and today possess one of the largest collections in the world.

Jackie Green, co-founder of Museum of the Bible, is a full-time homemaker who relishes her roles of wife, mother to six children, mother-in-law, and “Gigi” to four grandchildren.

Married to her high-school sweetheart, Steve, Jackie actively supports him in his high-profile role as president of Hobby Lobby and chairman of the board of Museum of the Bible. An adoptive mom, Jackie served on the Advisory Board of a local Crisis Pregnancy Center and has worked with her family in orphanages worldwide. Although she is a world traveler, her favorite place is with her family.

Bill High is a forward-thinking entrepreneur with over fifteen years’ experience running a nonprofit. Having lost his own father at age 12, Bill deeply understands the need for strong families and lasting legacies.

Today his mission is to empower families in building legacies of generosity. He specializes in coaching families, individual givers, and financial advisers regarding biblical generosity and charitable giving.

After graduating with a degree in law from the University of Kansas and building a successful career as a lawyer, in 1999 he left the law firm to embark on a new adventure—becoming the CEO of National Christian Foundation Heartland, the largest affiliate of a billion-dollar nonprofit that ranks 9th in the U.S. Since then, Bill High has also branched out in numerous business ventures to further the causes of generosity and family legacy. He founded iDonate, the country’s first giving software to handle cash and noncash gifts in a single platform; and Family Arc, an online private family archive service.

Bill and his wife Brooke have been married since 1987. As the proud parents of four children and grandparents of two grandchildren, they love building their own family legacy. You can learn more about Bill at