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The Saint John’s Bible Christmas Illumination

The Gospel of Luke Frontispiece: The Birth of Christ. Artist: Donald Jackson. The Saint John's Bible, 2002

The story of the gospel as depicted in The Saint John’s Bible (@SaintJohnsBible) frontispiece to the Gospel of Luke: “The Birth of Christ.” Read Luke’s description of the birth of Jesus from Luke 1-2.

“By the tender mercy of our God,
    the dawn from on high will break upon us,
to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death,
    to guide our feet into the way of peace.”
Luke 1:78-79 NRSV

“Glory to God in the highest heaven,
    and on earth peace among those whom he favors!”
Luke 2:14 NRSV

Read our blogpost: The Saint John’s Bible: A Work of Art

See various editions of The Saint John’s Bible available to purchase in the Bible Gateway Store.

See illuminated pages from The Saint John’s Bible that were simultaneously displayed at institutions across America over seven days in 2015: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | Day 4 | Day 5 | Day 6 | Day 7 (#7Days7Pages)

[See our blogpost: CNN: A Catholic Reads the Bible.]

[See our blogpost: Reflections from Pope Francis: An Interview with Susan Stark and Dan Pierson.]

[See our blogpost: The Tweetable Pope: Catholic Resources in the Bible Gateway Store.]

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