Praying the Word: Illuminated Prayers and Wisdom from The Saint John's Bible

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2009 Catholic Press Association Award Winner!

The magnificent text treatments found within The Saint John's Bible were created to honor some of the most cherished prayers and wisdom texts of the Bible. With unique calligraphy and colorful embellishments, these text treatments give life to the passages they reveal. A collection of these glorious portrayals of our faith can now be found in the new book, Praying the Word: Illuminated Prayers and Wisdom from The Saint John's Bible.

This exquisite treasury follows the tradition of lectio divina and serves as a companion for personal prayer and meditation. The beautiful hardcover design features a cloth finish with slipcase and ribbon bookmark. Praying the Word embodies the significance of prayer life and makes a wonderful gift at confirmations, weddings, and other special occasions in the lives of family and friends.

Special Features: Contains more than 25 text treatment reproductions from The Saint John's Bible Hardcover, bound in beautiful saifu cloth Slipcase Ribbon bookmark Full color throughout Beatitudes from Gospels and Acts—Matthew 5:3-12
Canticle of Mary from Gospels and Acts—Luke 1:46-55
Canticle of Zechariah from Gospels and Acts—Luke 1:68-79
You Shall Love the Lord Your God from Gospels and Acts—Matthew 22:37-40
Hear, O Israel from Gospels and Acts—Mark 12:29-31
Canticle of Simeon from Gospels and Acts—Luke 2:29-32
Lord's Prayer from Gospels and Acts—Matthew 6:9-13
You Shall Love the Lord Your God from Gospels and Acts—Luke 10:27
Those Who Believe In Me from Gospels and Acts—John 11:25-26
Repent and Be Baptized from Gospels and Acts—Acts 2:38
The Alien from Pentateuch—Leviticus 19:34-35
The Lord Bless You from Pentateuch—Numbers 6:24-26
Hear O Israel from Pentateuch—Deuteronomy 6:4-5
I Cal Heaven and Earth from Pentateuch—Deuteronomy 30:19-20
Make Yourselves Clean from Prophets—Isaiah 1:16-17
He Shall Judge Between the Nations from Prophets—Isaiah 2:4
Comfort, O Comfort My People from Prophets—Isaiah 40:1-5
Listen To Me, O Coastlands from Prophets—Isaiah 49:1-4
Arise, Shine from Prophets—Isaiah 60:1-3
Now the Word of the Lord from Prophets—Jeremiah 1:4-10
Do Justice, Love Kindness, Walk Humbly from Prophets—Micah 6:8
Psalm 150 from Psalms—Psalm 150
Psalm 107 from Psalms—Psalm 107
Psalm 90 from Psalms—Psalm 90
Psalm 73 from Psalms—Psalm 73
Psalm 42 from Psalms—Psalm 42

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The diverse artwork that adorns the magnificent pages of The Saint John?s Bible shares a unified purpose?to inspire our hearts and to ignite our imaginations. A distinct form of these breathtaking visuals, the text treatment, focuses specifically on honoring some of the most cherished prayers and wisdom texts of the Bible. These text treatments feature unique calligraphy and colorful embellishments that bring to life the passages they reveal. A collection of these glorious portrayals of our faith can now be found in the new book, Praying the Word: Illuminated Prayers and Wisdom from The Saint John?s Bible. In the tradition of lectio divina (reflecting on the Scriptures), Praying the Word is an instrumental guide for personal prayer and a companion for meditation. Brief descriptions and passage references accompany each full color text treatment and an index of prayer occasions and artist attributions are also included. Gilt-edged pages, the beautiful hardcover design, and a sewn-in ribbon bookmark make a fitting volume for these beloved prayers and wisdom texts. This exquisite treasury embodies the significance of prayer life, and makes a wonderful gift at confirmations, weddings, and other special occasions in the lives of family and friends.

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An internationally respected calligrapher, Donald Jackson is the artistic director and illuminator of The Saint John's Bible. He is a Senior Scribe to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Crown Office at the House of Lords in the United Kingdom, a position in which he is responsible for the creation of official state documents. He is an elected Fellow and past Chairman of the prestigious Society of Scribes and Illuminators. His 30-year retrospective exhibition, Painting with Words, premiered at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota in August, 1988 and traveled to 13 museums and galleries. Donald Jackson works with a team of theologians and artists from Saint John's University and Abbey on The Saint John's Bible. From his scriptorium in Wales, he oversees scribes, artists, and craftsmen who work with him on the handwriting and illumination of the seven-volume, 1,150-page Bible.

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