“The Saint John’s Bible: From the Middle Ages to the 21st Century” will be presented by Marie Mullaney, Ph.D., professor of history at Caldwell, 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14 in the Alumni Theatre. This lecture will explain how an understanding of medieval history can lead to a deeper appreciation of The Saint John’s Bible since its production is so intimately linked to the values, techniques, and lifestyles of the time.
Caldwell University is celebrating its Year with The Saint John’s Bible with events featuring music, poetry and history.
The Saint John’s Bible is the first illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size to be created in more than 500 years. It was commissioned by Benedictine Saint John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minnesota and the creative director was Donald Jackson, senior scribe to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Crown Office. Caldwell is hosting the Heritage Edition of the Gospels and Acts volume of the Bible until the end of the calendar year.