The Scribe

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 The Scribe is to celebrate the creative and inspired ways The Saint John’s Bible ignites the spiritual imagination. If you would like to receive The Scribe by email, please click here.

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

Chapman University Celebrates Art and Diversity with The Heritage Edition

August 17, 2021 Blog Article

At the Fish Interfaith Center at Chapman University, one can participate in a Catholic Mass, enjoy a luncheon with Latter-day Saints, or use the wudu station for ablution before Islamic prayer. The Interfaith Center is just one element of the diversity and inclusion that has been celebrated… Read More

Reflections on a Decade of The Saint John’s Bible

July 22, 2021 Blog Article

Father Eric Hollas, OSB, recalls his first conversation with Donald Jackson about what would become The Saint John’s Bible. The year was 1995, and the two had just given a joint presentation on calligraphy at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Over lunch, Jackson raised “his life’s ambition, which was to… Read More

Celebrating Ten Years of The Saint John’s Bible

June 18, 2021 Blog Article

June 18, 2011, was a historic day for The Saint John’s Bible—the date that the final crosses were embossed on the page and the work of the Bible’s creators was complete. Now, on the tenth anniversary of that day, members of the Saint John’s community are looking back in reflection… Read More