Sharing the Word

The Official Blog of The Saint John's Bible Heritage Program

The Heritage Edition is a fine art edition of the original Saint John’s Bible. Created under the direction of Donald Jackson, these limited editions are being shared in communities around the world. The purpose of Sharing the Word is to celebrate the creative and inspired ways The Saint John’s Bible ignites the spiritual imagination. If you would like to receive Sharing the Word by email, please click here.

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The Official Blog of The Saint John's Bible Heritage Program

Beauty for Ashes: How Artisans Made the Ink Used in The Saint John’s Bible 200 Years Ago

June 19, 2024 Blog Article

The methods of crafting the ink used in The Saint John’s Bible, the first manuscript commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in more than 500 years, prove the phrase true: Everything old is, in fact, new again.  The question of what material would be best to… Read More

Education of the Whole Person: How The Saint John’s Bible Empowers Catholic Marianist Tradition at the University of Dayton, Ohio

June 19, 2024 Blog Article

Dayton, Ohio — Universities are places with buzz. Campuses are homes to sports games, festivals, and young minds from all kinds of backgrounds with their eyes open, noses in books, discussing all types of theories, issues and concepts, learning some of the lessons that will allow… Read More

The Story of Writing cover by Donald Jackson

Summer Reading: Eight Books for Fans of The Saint John’s Bible to Read This Summer

June 19, 2024 Blog Article

As the days grow warmer, it’s once again time for books to come off the shelves. After all, there’s nothing better than laying a blanket on a plush plot of grass and venturing into the world of the mind’s eye. The summer season offers the perfect backdrop for letting… Read More