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The Heritage Edition

The first hand-written, hand-illuminated monumental Bible in 500 years

The Heritage Edition on display in the Great Hall at Saint John’s University

The Saint John’s Bible is a singular achievement: the complete text of the Bible, written on calfskin vellum using traditional tools and inks. As a work of sacred art, it ignites the spiritual imagination of all those who view its pages. It stands alone. However, the beauty, richness, and inspiration of The Saint John’s Bible are not limited to those able to see the original pages in a museum setting.

Because of the Heritage Edition, a masterpiece in its own right, people around the world can experience The Saint John’s Bible. Limited to 299 seven-volume sets, the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible is true to the scale, beauty, and artistic intent of the original manuscript. Let these magnificent volumes inspire you and your community.

A 16-page publication describing the seven volumes of the Heritage Edition is now available for viewing and download. Click here to view it.