Incarnation has a Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible on display in the Chapel to view and for personal or group reflection and learning.
The Saint John’s Bible is the first illuminated, handwritten Bible to be commissioned by a Benedictine Monastery in 500 years.
The purpose of The Saint John’s Bible is to ignite the spiritual imagination of people of all faith journeys around the world.
See The Saint John’s Bible
You can see the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible at Incarnation on Sunday mornings and during regular church business hours throughout the week. The Bible is displayed in the Chapel at the west end of the building near door #6.
Personal Opportunities for Spiritual Imagination
The purpose of The Saint John’s Bible is to ignite the spiritual imagination of all people around the world. One way of igniting your spiritual imagination is through a process called Visio Divina. Follow this link to access the Visio Divina writings for specific illuminations.
Connect with Others Around The Saint John’s Bible
The best way to ignite your spiritual imagination around The Saint John’s Bible is a small group of other people. This will help you process what you see as well as open up new perspectives that others bring to the group. Introduction to The Saint John’s Bible small groups are held twice a year. If you are interested or want to register, contact Grant Rykken at email@example.com.
Summer 2023 Small Group: The Saint John’s Bible
Explore the illuminations (artwork) and calligraphy (written text) of The Saint John’s Bible. Hear how this illuminated Bible was created and experience the faith practice of Visio Divina. Discover how the illuminations speak to you and to others. Summer 2023 dates: 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, and 8/8. Led by Grant Rykken. Find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org.
When/Where: Five Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m., at Incarnation.
Have The Saint John’s Bible Visit Your Location
Part of the mission of holders of the Heritage Edition is to introduce it to others. Incarnation has a process for providing an interactive presentation about The Saint John’s Bible and bringing a few volumes to churches, senior centers and other groups. If you are interested in this, contact Grant Rykken at email@example.com.