Category Archives: Illuminated Manuscripts

Saint John’s Bible: A New Illuminated Bible

Prior to the printing press, when book manuscripts were hand crafted, the high art form of illuminating manuscripts flourished.  Books and Bibles were decorated in the margins, and the decorations almost always contained gold and silver that made the book … Continue reading

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Illuminated Gospels

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Crossway will soon be releasing “The Four Holy Gospels,” an illuminated (i.e., illustrated with artwork) edition of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.  I’m very excited about this project–not only as a lover of fine Bibles, but also as one who would like … Continue reading

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