The Art of Saint John's Bible.The Art of Saint John's Bible The St. John's Bible is the first completely handwritten and illuminated Bible to have been commissioned since the invention of the printing press.
The Liturgical li·tur·gi·cal also li·tur·gic
1. Of, relating to, or in accordance with liturgy: a book of liturgical forms.
2. Using or used in liturgy. Press
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Featuring rich color photography, The Art of Saint John's Bible: A Readers Guide to Pentateuch, Psalms Psalms (sämz) or Psalter (sôl`tər), book of the Bible, a collection of 150 hymnic pieces. Since the last centuries B.C., this book has been the chief hymnal of Jews, and subsequently, of Christians. , Gospels and Acts is a beautiful tour of illuminated Biblical text in the first three published volumes of "The Saint John's Bible": Pentateuch, Psalms, and Gospels and Acts. The text examines specific illuminations with all the fine attention to detail, history, and context worthy of museum pieces, while the copious co·pi·ous
1. Yielding or containing plenty; affording ample supply: a copious harvest. See Synonyms at plentiful.
2. color pictures reveal the wondrous detail of visual elements and textual treatments. Highly recommended for church libraries as an aide to more deeply experiencing and understanding illuminated biblical text.