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A year with the saint johns bible 2019-2020

The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten and illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine monastery since the invention of the printing press in the 15th century. Beginning on January 28, 2019, for one year, Caldwell will host the Heritage Edition of the Gospels and Acts volume of the Bible, a work of art that unites the ancient Benedictine tradition with today’s technology and vision.

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Throughout the year, Caldwell University will provide a series of programs and lectures in history, theology, art, science, music and more as they relate to the Bible.
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Illuminations A concert of chamber music inspired by the Saint John’s Bible. January 26, 2020, at 3:00 PM at the Caldwell University Alumni Theatre

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Viewing The Saint John’s Bible at Caldwell University

The Saint John’s Bible is on display daily at the Jennings Library unless it has been reserved for an event. Groups are also invited to book visits during the year at thesaintjohnsbible@caldwell.edu or by calling Julie Kajouras at 973 618-3922.

Media coverage

WMBC-TV news story on The Saint John’s Bible at Caldwell 

NJ.Com – “An absolutely stunning Bible is on display in N.J. Here’s how you can see it.”

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