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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, 11:00 a.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.”

Viewing The Saint John’s Bible at Caldwell University

The Saint John’s Bible is on displayed 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.

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Timetable for displaying St. John's Bible at Library.