YOU ARE WARMLY INVITED TO ATTEND A PRESENTATION
St John’s Bible, Heritage Edition
with Jim Triggs (St John’s University, Minnesota)
Tuesday 17th May 2016
2 Kings 2:9 – 2:25: Artists: Donald Jackson, in collaboration with Aidan Hart
The Saint John’s Bible, the first handwritten illuminated Bible of its scale in over 500 years, is a Bible for the 21st century. Strands of DNA and magnified images of viruses under the microscope are woven into illuminations. Satellite photos of the Ganges Delta and photos from the Hubble telescope are used to depict creation. Images of contemporary ecological destruction find their place alongside period images from celestial charts and sculpted creatures that stood at the doors of ancient buildings in Babylon. The imagery, like the text, is alive and constantly rewards the modern day seeker.
View original post 233 more words