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The Saint John’s Bible
A contemporary masterpiece of medieval craftsmanship, The Saint
John’s Bible is the first handwritten, illuminated Bible commissioned by
a Benedictine Monastery since the invention of the printing press in the
fifteenth century. Featuring 76 original pages from this unique Bible and
a selection of rare books and texts from other religious traditions, Word
and Image: The Saint John’s Bible explores the relationship between
faith, art, and the written word. Organized by Joslyn Art Museum and
Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota. Ticketed exhibition.
IMAGES: (Left) Messianic Predictions, Thomas Ingmire, © 2005; (Right) Thistle and Butterfly, Chris Tomlin,
© 2003; Both images from The Saint John’s Bible, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, USA.

2200 Dodge Street | Omaha, NE 68102 | (402) 342-3300 | www.joslyn.org | #SaintJohnsBible
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Presenting Sponsor:

Major Sponsors:

Fran and Rich Juro
The Bill and Leona Kernen Family
Nancy and Mike McCarthy
Teri and Ron Quinn
James Timmerman Family

Additional support provided by:
Wende and John Kotouc

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