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The Saint John's Bible.

Author: Donald JacksonHill Museum & Manuscript Library,St. John's Abbey (Collegeville, Minn.),St. John's University (Collegeville, Minn.),Benedictines,All authors
Publisher: Collegeville, MN : Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, [2007-2012] ©2007-©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Heritage editionView all editions and formats
"A full-color reproduction of the handwritten and illuminated work, The Saint John's Bible, in seven volumes"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Manuscripts, English
Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Jackson; Hill Museum & Manuscript Library,; St. John's Abbey (Collegeville, Minn.),; St. John's University (Collegeville, Minn.),; Benedictines,; John Roberts Company (Minneapolis, Minn.),; Roswell Bookbinding,; Monadnock Paper Mills,
ISBN: 9780980016505 0980016509 9780980016512 0980016517 9780980016536 0980016533 9780980016543 0980016541 9780980016550 098001655X 9780980016567 0980016568 9780980016574 0980016576 9780980016581 0980016584 9780980016598 0980016592
Language Note: Text in English; running titles in English, Hebrew, Greek and Arabic.
OCLC Number: 669154000
Notes: Full-scale art reproduction of the original illuminated manuscript; a seven volume set, bound in embossed red leather with gilt-stamped spine titles and silver clasps.
Volumes 2, 6, and 7 published by The Order of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota.
Volume 1 © 2009; volume 2 ©2011; volume 3 © 2007; volume 4 ©2009; volume 5 ©2008; volume 6 ©2012; volume 7 ©2012.
Artistic director, Donald Jackson; printer, The John Roberts Company; binder, Roswell Bookbinding; embosser, McIntosh Embossing, Inc., paper, Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc.
160 illuminations, reflecting a contemporary blending of religious imagery from various traditions, interwoven throughout the Bible, spread over 1,150 pages.
"Scriptural quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, Catholic Edition, ©1989, 1993 National Council of the Churches of Christ in America."--Colophon.
"In 1998, Saint John's Abbey and University commissioned renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a hand-written, hand-illuminated Bible ... this work of art ... unites an ancient Benedictine tradition with the technology and vision of today, illuminating the Word of God for a new millennium"--The Saint John's Bible website.
"All the species of flora and fauna depicted in the margins of The Saint John's Bible are native to the Minnesota woods surrounding Saint John's University or to the Welsh countryside near [Donald] Jackson's home"--St. Kate's News, Fun facts, St. Catherine University.
"This version of the Heritage Edition of the Saint John's Bible is limited to 299 sets of 7 volumes"--Preliminary paging.
Description: 7 volumes : color illustrations ; 70 cm
Contents: vol. 1. Pentateuch --
vol. 2. Historical books --
vol. 3. Wisdom Books --
vol. 4. Psalms --
vol. 5. Prophets --
vol. 6. Gospels and Acts --
vol. 7. Letters and Revelation.
Other Titles: Bible.
St. John's Bible
Saint John's Bible & Heritage edition


"A full-color reproduction of the handwritten and illuminated work, The Saint John's Bible, in seven volumes"--Provided by publisher.
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