Bible Illuminated: How Art Brought the Bible to an Illiterate World
Edited By: Karen York Ph.D.
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Bible Illuminated: How Art Brought the Bible to an Illiterate World

Edited By: Karen York Ph.D.
Museum of the Bible / 2017 / Hardcover

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Immerse yourself in God's Word with these exquisite reproductions of historical illustrated manuscripts in the Bible Illuminated- a keepsake to treasure for generations. The breathtaking photographs of these profound artifacts can be appreciated simply for their art and beauty. Readers will discover the geographical, theological, and historical contexts of these documents, as well as how these illustrations helped a mostly illiterate population to understand the Bible hundreds of years ago.

    Unique Features:

  • Chronological representation of illuminated manuscripts
  • Scholars' comments about the development of each, starting as early as 600 A.D.
  • Large size, high-design, and breathtaking illustrations
  • Highly giftable with interior pages on rich heavy-coated paper.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Museum of the Bible
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 10 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 1945470127
ISBN-13: 9781945470127

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Publisher's Description

From a world lit only by fire, some of the most beautiful Bibles were created, illuminated, and enlivened with breathtaking illustrations. 

Within The Bible Illuminated you will be introduced to kings and queens, monks and nuns, scribes and artists, librarians and historians, as well as modern-day collectors all hoping to preserve history by putting personal touches on their own copies of the most influential book of all time—the Bible. Discover the geographical, theological, and historical contexts of these documents, as well as how illustrations disseminated the Bible among a mostly illiterate population. Be transported across the globe, across thousands of years, and across numerous cultures as you explore the history, narrative, and impact of illustrated manuscripts in The Bible Illuminated. Exquisite reproductions of the finest manuscripts and detailed descriptions combine to create a stunning, authentic, and powerful book that will become a keepsake treasured for generations. Immerse yourself in the Bible in a visually creative way that awakens the imagination and journeys you through history with emotional impact.

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