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  • Amy L. Hornburg Heilveil
    For those in the West... a lecture on the new St. John s Bible will be given at the University of San Francisco...... wish I could go.... Smiles, Despina
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 3, 2003
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      For those in the West... a lecture on the new St. John's Bible will be
      given at the University of San Francisco...... wish I could go.... Smiles,
      Despina


      > >Sender: exlibris@...
      > > >From: John Hawk <hawkj@...>
      > > >
      > > >Readers of exlibris and their guests are invited to attend a lecture
      > at the University of San Francisco's Donohue Rare Book Room on Thursday,
      > March 6 at 5:00 p.m.
      > > >
      > > >Rev. Eric Hollas, O.S.B., Senior Associate for Arts and Cultural
      > Affairs at Saint John's University, will speak on the Saint John's Bible
      > project. In 1999 the Benedictine monks of Saint John's Abbey in Minnesota
      > commissioned Donald Jackson, scribe to Queen Elizabeth II, to create a
      > Bible for the new millennium. As the first handwritten, illuminated
      > monumental Bible in nearly 500 years, its making is an eight-year task
      > employing one of the foremost calligraphers of the western world. Crafted
      > from quill pen, vellum, and hand-made inks, the Saint John's Bible
      > reflects the finest tradition of the medieval manuscript. Rev. Hollas,
      > who has been involved with the project since its inception, will
      > illustrate his talk with video and slides of the Bible.
      > > >
      > > >The program is sponsored by the Gleeson Library Associates and is free
      > and open to the public. For further information, please call (415) 422-2036.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >John Hawk
      > > >Head, Donohue Rare Book Room
      > > >Gleeson Library/Geschke Center
      > > >2130 Fulton Street
      > > >San Francisco, CA 94117
      > > >
      > >
      > > *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
      > > PRB&M
      > > The Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co.
      > > http://www.prbm.com (215) 744-6734
      > > *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
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