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Saint John’s Bible

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.

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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Saint John’s Bible Lectures

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – Dr. Marie Mullaney, Caldwell University professor of history, will present on “A Woman’s Bible for the 21st Century.”

Monday, April 8, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – Stephanie Pietros, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, College of Mount St. Vincent, and Robert Miller, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy and religious studies, Mount St. Mary College, will present on “Oh Happy Fault, Errors in the Saint John’s Bible” as part of the Caldwell Department of Theology and Philosophy’s Sister Maura Campbell series.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, noon  – Dr. Anton M. Koekemoer, research astrophysicist with the Hubble Space Telescope at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, will speak at Caldwell’s third annual Research and Creative Arts Day.

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 – Jennifer Noonan, Ph.D., Caldwell University, the Alvin R. Calman Associate Professor of Art History, will present as part of the Caldwell Department of Theology and Philosophy’s Sister Maura Campbell series.

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, 4:30 p.m. – Dr. Marie Mullaney, professor of history, will present on “The Saint John’s Bible: From the Middle Ages to the 21st Century.”

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GUEST Lecturer Tim Ternes

Tim Ternes, will travel from Saint John’s University in Minnesota to Caldwell University to introduce The Saint John’s Bible to the campus community. Ternes is the director of The Saint John’s Bible at the Hill Museum  Manuscript Library in Collegeville, Minnesota. He worked with the international artistic team responsible for bringing the handwritten, illuminated Bible to fruition.