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The Saint John's Bible, Heritage Edition

Illuminating the Word of God for a New Millennium -- On Display at Wartburg College Throughout 2014.

DVD at Vogel Library

Books at Vogel Library

All of these materials are on Reserve at Vogel Library under "Saint John's Bible." 

Ask for them at the 2nd floor Service Desk.

Wartburg and The Saint John's Bible in the News

Illuminating a Manuscript

Illuminating a Mansucript

On reserve at the 2nd floor Service Desk, this is a 6 minute, 29 second program with subtitles.

It describes the process of creating an illuminated manuscript.

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Article Examples to be Accessed Via Vogel Libary Databases

The following are examples of articles about The Saint John's Bible that can be found using Vogel Library subscription databases.  If you are not a member of the Wartburg Community, stop at the library Service Desk for a "Guest Pass."

Blank, Jonah. "A Medieval Bible for Modern Times: Genetics and Women in a New Illumination." U.S. News & World Report 29 Mar. 1999: 67. Academic Search Complete. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Brunius, Harry. "Copying the Bible like a Medieval Monk." Christian Science Monitor 6 May 1999: 19. Academic Search Complete. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Byassee, Jason. "Beautiful Words: The St. John's Bible Project." Christian Century 9 Aug. 2005: 20-23. Academic Search Complete Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Calderhead, Christopher. "Computer Meets Quill: The Making of a Contemporary Manuscript Bible." Anglican Theological Review Fall 2001: 861-868. ATLA REligion Database with ATLASerials. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Kleiman, Hilda. "Nimble as the Pen of a Scribe: Toward a Theology of Writing." American Benedictine Review June 2012: 173-209. Academic Search Complete Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Lefevere, Patricia. "Word by Word: Minnesotan Benedictines Back Calligrapher's Dream of Inscribing, Illuminating a Bible for the Ages." National Catholic Reporter 1 June 2001: 13-16. Academic Search Complete. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Martin, James. "The Illustrated Word." America 14 Mar. 2005: 14-16. Academic Search Complete. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Ola, Per, and Emily D'Aulaire. "Inscribing the Word." Smithsonian Dec. 2000: 78-87.  Academic Search Complete. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Patella, Michael, "The Saint John's Bible Project: What's it Worth?" Toronto Journal of Theology Sept. 2010: 215:224. Academic Search Complete. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Patella, Michael. "The Theology of the Saint John's Bible." ARTS 17.1 (2005): 20-28. ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Plummer, William, and Margaret Nelson. "Holy Writ." People 14 June 1999: 97. Academic Search Complete. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

Trafton, Jennifer. "The Bible in Brush & Stroke: Medieval and Modern Join Forces in the Saint John's Bible." Christianity Today Sept. 2007: 58-66. Academic Search Complete. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.

http://www.saintjohnsbible.org

https://www.saintjohnsbible.org is maintained by Hill Museum & Manuscript Library on the campus of Saint John's University.

Visit The Saint John's Bible YouTube Channel for interviews with a wide variety of participants in this amazing creative process.

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