St John's Gospel Acts

(Hardback - Jan 2007)
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2006 Catholic Press Association Award Winner

The first of seven full-color, page-by-page reproductions from "The Saint John's Bible, Gospels and Acts" has more than 25 illuminations, including full-page opening illuminations for each of the four gospels. Some of the prominent illuminations include the "Genealogy of Jesus," the "Birth of Christ," the "Raising of Lazarus," the "Crucifixion, Christ Our Light," the "Last Supper, the Road to Emmaus," and "Pentecost."

The Word of God, hand-illuminated through ancient methods by a contemporary master, brings the reader to an epiphany of the sacred. Those who allow themselves to savor the experience unfolding before them will come to see how "Gospels and Acts" beautifully marries text and image to serve the Word.

Notes regarding Gospels and Acts Carpet Pages

"An internationally respected calligrapher, Donald Jackson is the artistic director and illuminator of "The Saint John's Bible." He is a Senior Scribe to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Crown Office at the House of Lords in the United Kingdom, a position in which he is responsible for the creation of official state documents. He is an elected Fellow and past Chairman of the prestigious Society of Scribes and Illuminators. His 30-year retrospective exhibition, "Painting with Words," premiered at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota in August, 1988 and traveled to 13 museums and galleries. Donald Jackson works with a team of theologians and artists from Saint John's University and Abbey on "The Saint John's Bible." From his scriptorium in Wales, he oversees scribes, artists, and craftsmen who work with him on the handwriting and illumination of the seven-volume, 1,150-page Bible.""


  • SKU: 9780814690512
  • SKU10: 0814690513
  • Title: St John's Gospel Acts
  • Series: Saint John's Bible (Bibles)
  • Qty Remaining Online: 1
  • Publisher: Liturgical Press
  • Date Published: Jan 2007
  • Pages: 136
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Translation: New Revised Standard
  • Bible Type: Text
  • Binding: Cloth
  • Bible Portion: New Testament Portion
  • Red Letter: No
  • Concordance: No
  • Weight lbs: 3.62
  • Dimensions: 15.25" L x 10.05" W x 0.75" H
  • Features: Price on Product, Illustrated, Dust Cover
  • Themes: Theometrics | Catholic;
  • Category: TEXT BIBLES
  • Subject: Biblical Studies - New Testament


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