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 biweekly updates, please subscribe below.

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

Joslyn Art Museum Brings Original Folios of The Saint John’s Bible Back to Its Community

December 5, 2019 Blog Article

Hosting original, handcrafted folios from The Saint John’s Bible is a luxury few places have enjoyed. The number of institutions that have done so twice is even smaller. Joslyn Art Museum is one of them, and The Saint John's Bible keeps visitors coming back "again and again." ... Read More

The Saint John’s Bible Leaves Its Mark on 150th Anniversary of St. Peter’s Health Partners

November 21, 2019 Blog Article

The decision to host The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition is never taken lightly. Organizers must think through programming, logistics, community outreach, and more to ensure they maximize their time with the Bible and see it put to good use in their communities. For St. Peter’s Health Partners in Albany,… Read More

Fr. Michael Patella, OSB, presenting to St. Edward's University in October 2019. (Photo credit: Chelsea Purgahn/St. Edward’s University)

Fr. Michael Patella’s Lecture to St. Edward’s University Underscores The Saint John’s Bible’s “Cultural Context”

October 23, 2019 Blog Article

St. Edward’s University in Texas hosted Fr. Michael Patella, OSB, of Saint John’s University as part of The Most Reverend John McCarthy Lecture Series. “It shows it’s a book for all time,” Fr. Patella said. “It’s not historical. It’s written in history, but it’s a living history" [...] Read More