Explore and experience hidden American History in Philadelphia’s old town as you discover how Liberty guides Justice towards Freedom with the Faith & Liberty Trail app. From Benjamin Franklin’s fugitive days to the city’s handling of the Yellow Fever Epidemic, this app will guide you through top Philly sights like the Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall and the National Museum of African American History, as well as hidden or lesser-known gems where history was made. Put on your most comfortable walking shoes and learn about the influence Quakers had on the early days of printing, how William Penn’s vision created a blueprint of America, visit family-friendly fun sites, or participate in our exclusive National Treasure hunt trail! If it’s your first time in Philadelphia – or you’re a born and raised local–the Faith & Liberty Trail app will have something new and exciting for you.
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The Faith and Liberty Discovery Center is the newest visitor attraction on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall. Six years and $60 million dollars in development, the Discovery Center offers a high-tech and high-touch immersive and interactive experience that fosters exploration and discovery of the relationship of the faith and liberty in the American experience from the founding to the present day. Value themed galleries present dynamic multimedia, animated exhibits, and engaging artifacts that highlight the role of the Good Book on lives of individuals in key historical and personal moments.Get Tickets
The Faith & Liberty Initiative is enterprise of American Bible Society that advocates for reinstating the Bible in our national conversations as the Good Book, a source of wisdom and guidance for American public life. The Initiative focuses on the Bible’s appropriation and influence as a freedom text integral to the American story and a key part of what it means to be an American. The goal of the Faith & Liberty Initiative is for Americans and all people of good will to engage the Bible for themselves—to read, study, understand, and discover its life-changing and culture-transforming message.
The Faith & Liberty Bible is a study bible designed to aid the reader in the exploration of the Bible as an American freedom text. The Faith & Liberty Bible offers 813 articles and quotations from people in American history who have drawn on the Bible in their work and writings. Each piece is annotated and reviewed by a team of scholars of American history, law, and religion and placed near a biblical passage it quotes. The Faith & Liberty Bible is offered in the Good News Translation for accessibility to modern readers.
Faith & Liberty Rediscovered is a podcast that investigates the people behind historically significant events in American history while also exploring the direct connection between faith and liberty in America from its founding to today. Programs bring history to life in a fun and accessible way by leveraging relevant segments, guests, and exploring topics that foster discussion of our nation’s history in a fresh and new format.
Discover Philadelphia’s hidden history and how faith has guided liberty toward justice with our curated ecosystem of trails that explore the city’s must-see sites!