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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Modern Illuminated Manuscript – Pic of the Week

Posted by: Donna Sokol

From the exhibition label: The Apostle’s Edition of the Saint John’s Bible. For the new millennium, Saint John’s University and Abbey in Minnesota commissioned an illuminated, handwritten Bible, the first of its kind since Gutenberg printed the Bible in 1454. This contemporary Bible is at once old and new: a masterpiece of the ancient crafts …