Praying the Word
Praying the Word
Illuminated Prayers and Wisdom from The Saint John's Bible
Donald Jackson
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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 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
  • 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 Call 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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Everything about this book bespeaks art, from the representation of the biblical texts to the rich yellow cloth cover and sleeve. It will be prized by its owner, and would also make an exquisite gift.
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Product number: 9093
ISBN: 978-0-8146-9093-2
Pages: 76
Trim Size: 5 3/4 x 11 3/4
Publication Date: 10/01/2008

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Matthew - 1:17 Print (36 x 28)

Frontispiece and IncipitMatthew 1:1-17

Donald Jackson

A series of concentric circles surrounding a swirling inner core, a reference to a mandala-type cosmic image common to several religions. Rising above are a series of gilded intricate stamps inspired from illuminations of the Koran. ...

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The Multiplication Of The Loaves And Fishes

Mark 6:1-34, 6:35-56, 7:1-15

Donald Jackson

Instead of the customary crowd on a hillside surrounded by baskets of loaves and fishes, this image goes to the core of the miracle, the abundant proliferation of food for the body which symbolically foreshadowed the Eucharistic gifts of food for the...

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Mark - 1:29 Print (36 x 28)

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Jesus, having been propelled into the desert, is tempted by Satan there and is threatened by wild beasts for forty days even as angels minister to him. The wilderness or desert is home to both temptation and grace. ...

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John - 1:30 Print (36 x 28)

Frontispiece and IncipitJohn 1:1-30

Donald Jackson

The words from Colossians 1:15-20 transcend the shadows. The Living Word steps from the darkness which recalls the chaos and nothingness of the Creation story, and moves toward light and order. ...

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Genealogy Of Jesus

Matthew Frontispiece

Donald Jackson

The menorah image incorporates a series of concentric circles surrounding a swirling inner core, referencing to a mandala-type cosmic image common to several religions. Rising above are a series of gilded intricate stamps inspired from illuminations ...

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The Word Made Flesh

John Frontispiece

Donald Jackson

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation; for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers—all things have been created through him an...

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The Crucifixion

Luke 23

Donald Jackson

Rendered in raised and burnished gold, the crucified figure of Christ dominates this composition. The use of gold conveys the idea of God manifesting himself in His divine love for humanity, represented by the crowd below. Luke’s gospel recounts that...

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Gospel Of Matthew

Frontispiece and IncipitMatthew 1:1-17

Donald Jackson

This illumination represents the genealogy of Jesus as told in the Gospel according to Matthew. The artist, Donald Jackson, depicts the family tree as a Jewish menorah surrounded by intertwined spirals suggestive of DNA strands. The names in Jesus’ f...

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Mark - Opening Page Print (18 x 26)

Mark Frontispiece

Donald Jackson

Jesus, having been propelled into the desert, is tempted by Satan there and is threatened by wild beasts for forty days even as angels minister to him. The wilderness or desert is home to both temptation and grace. ...

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