The Word Among Us

July 2007 Issue

Illuminating the Word

The Saint Johns Bible brings Scripture to life.

By: Sister Wendy Beckett

Among the glories of the Middle Ages were the illuminated Bibles created by the great cathedrals and abbeys of Europe. They were years in the making, extremely costly, and stupendously beautiful.

The scribes and illustrators who produced these Bibles knew that this written form of God’s word was intimately connected with Jesus, the...

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