Faith and Liberty Discovery Center (FLDC)
Discover Visions of America
Discover Your Values
The Faith and Liberty Discovery Center explores the relationship between faith and liberty in America from its founding to today, by illuminating the influence of the Bible on individuals in key historical and personal moments.
Welcome to the Faith and Liberty Discovery Center. No matter who you are, where you’re from, or what you believe, we hope that as you engage with our “Visions of America” online exhibit—and our plans for opening the Faith and Liberty Discovery Center on Philadelphia’s historic Independence Mall—you find a piece of yourself in the story of America.
American values like faith, liberty, justice, hope, unity and love have shaped our country and formed us as a people. These same values have motivated some of our greatest cultural moments and political achievements from independence, to emancipation, to women’s suffrage, and to civil rights. And these values have pulled us through the nation’s darkest days of war, domestic strife, and terrorist attacks. We invite you to explore these values, their source, and the incredible lives of people they have inspired from America’s founding through today.
We hope that as you step into this journey of exploration, you will discover that these stories of great Americans—and the values they embraced—remain the values that unite us today. And we hope these values are an inseparable part of your story, too.
The Faith and Liberty Discovery Center envisions the American people and visitors from around the world will be engaged with the Bible and inspired by its life-changing message. Rather than a divided and polarized America, we anticipate a transformed America that is united in the self-discovery of faith, hope, and love. We expect a renewal of public spiritedness affirming and embracing the ideals of civility, gratitude, kindness, generosity, and selfless service by a people who are motivated to heroic action in their local communities and for the common good.
Note: The above descriptive information came from the museum's About page.
In The News
- American Bible Society Brings Tours and Trepidation to Old City, Hidden City Philadelphia, December 5, 2019.
- Betsy Ross' imperiled family Bible is saved by local conservation center, Philly Dot Com, February 19, 2019.
- American Bible Society to open $60 million religious center on Independence Mall in 2020, Philly Voice, December 7, 2018.
- Construction begins on $60M Faith & Liberty Discovery Center in Old City, Philadelphia Business Journal, November 29, 2018.
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- Online Exhibit: Visions of America
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