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The Saint John's Bible: Virtual Tour

In Conclusion 

In providing a brief look into one of the volumes of The Saint John’s Bible we have endeavoured to capture the essence of its creation and give some context for the beautiful illuminations within.

The information in this display comes from the sources included in the references listed below each illumination and the associated transcripts. 



Calderhead, C. (2015). Illuminating the word: The making of The Saint John’s Bible (2nd ed.). Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press.


Copyright © Peacock Butterfly, Chris Tomlin, Copyright 2002, The Saint John's Bible, Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved

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Register for weekly viewings of the physical manuscript and illuminations held at the St Teresa's Library on the Fremantle Campus of The University of Notre Dame Australia, or find out when and where The Saint John's Bible will next be on tour.


Learn more about the artists, theologians and scholars involved in the creation of The Saint John’s Bible.

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