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Illuminating the Word: The Saint John's Bible

July 12 - September 7, 2008

Exhibition Resources

The Saint John's Bible
Homepage for the Saint John's Bible, featuring a wealth of information on the entire project.

Saint John's Abbey and Saint John's University
The institution that commissioned the Saint John's Bible.

Hill Museum and Manuscript Library
This institution is home to the Saint John's Bible when it's not on exhibition. When the project is finished in 2010, all of the pages that have been traveling in the exhibition will be bound into editions that will be housed and on display at the library.

PBS: Religion and Ethics Newsweekly - Bible Scribe
An interview with streaming video option of an interview with artist and project director, Donald Jackson.

NPR: Saint John's Bible: Igniting the Spiritual Imagination
An interview with streaming audio option of an interview with artist and project director, Donald Jackson.

Illuminating the Word: The Process
Information from the Library of Congress on the process of how the team of calligraphers and illuminators are creating the Saint John's Bible.

The Illuminator and a Bible for the 21st Century
Information about the BBC documentary on the Saint John's Bible

Monks and Illuminated Text
Resources for information about Medieval Monks and illuminated manuscripts

Donald Jackson Collection of Original Leaves
Calligrapher and artist Donald Jackson has an extensive collection of original book leaves that demonstrate the development of printed books.


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