The Bible and Art

The Visual Commentary on Scripture

This website gives free access to theological commentary on the Bible in dialogue with amazing works of art.

Saint John’s Bible

In 1998, Saint John’s Abbey and University commissioned renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a hand-written, hand-illuminated Bible. You are invited to explore this work of art that unites an ancient Benedictine tradition with the technology and vision of today, illuminating the Word of God for a new millennium.