The Art of the Saint John's Bible Hardback
A Reader's Guide to Pentateuch, Psalms, Gospels and Acts
by Susan Sink;
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The Art of the Saint John's Bible
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It includes information on the individual artists; an explanation of terms such as carpet pages and marginalia; an index of flora and fauna; and a chart of the chant tones used in Psalms. More importantly, it offers an invitation to experience the illuminations and the biblical text more deeply. This book features beautiful full color and black and white reproductions of more than 40 major artworks from the individual volumes and over two dozen reproductions of the minor elements (text treatments, marginalia, initials). It is the first book in a series of three, the second of which will feature the most recently released volumes, Prophets and Wisdom Books, while the third book will feature Historical Books and Letters and Revelation, the final volumes ofThe Saint John's Bible yet to be released. Susan Sink is a poet and writer, and is communications director at Saint Benedict's Monastery in St. Joseph, Minnesota. She is also an oblate of Saint John's Abbey and the author of a book of poems, The Way of al the Earth.
The Art of the Saint John's Bible by Susan Sink was published by Liturgical Press in June 2007 and is our 54794th best seller. The ISBN for The Art of the Saint John's Bible is 9780814690628.
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|Page last updated||6th December 2016|
|Author / Artist||Susan Sink|
|Publisher||Liturgical Press (June 2007)|
|Number of Pages||128|