Father Michael Patella on Word and Image in the St John’s Bible

Father Michael Patella on Word and Image in the St John’s Bible

In a talk titled “Word and Image in The Saint John’s Bible,” Father Michael Patella discusses how The Saint John’s Bible—the first handwritten and hand-illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine abbey since the invention of the printing press—can be read, viewed, and interpreted in a way that respects biblical inspiration and Christian tradition in our postmodern context. Father Patella, a professor of New Testament at the School of Theology Seminary of Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, also served as chair of the Committee on Illumination and Text for The Saint John’s Bible. Father Patella considers this Bible in the context of the great Christian tradition of illuminated Bibles across the ages and also the fascinating ways The Saint John’s Bible reflects third-millennium concerns. He spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries on Thursday, March 7, 2013.

Father Michael Patella on the Birth of the St John’s Bible

Father Michael Patella on the Birth of the St John’s Bible

In a talk titled “Word and Image in The Saint John’s Bible,” Father Michael Patella discusses how The Saint John’s Bible—the first handwritten and hand-illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine abbey since the invention of the printing press—can be read, viewed, and interpreted in a way that respects biblical inspiration and Christian tradition in our postmodern context. Father Patella, a professor of New Testament at the School of Theology Seminary of Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, also served as chair of the Committee on Illumination and Text for The Saint John’s Bible. Father Patella considers this Bible in the context of the great Christian tradition of illuminated Bibles across the ages and also the fascinating ways The Saint John’s Bible reflects third-millennium concerns. He spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries on Thursday, March 7, 2013.

Father Michael Patella on Windows into the Divine

Father Michael Patella on Windows into the Divine

In a talk titled “Word and Image in The Saint John’s Bible,” Father Michael Patella discusses how The Saint John’s Bible—the first handwritten and hand-illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine abbey since the invention of the printing press—can be read, viewed, and interpreted in a way that respects biblical inspiration and Christian tradition in our postmodern context. Father Patella, a professor of New Testament at the School of Theology Seminary of Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, also served as chair of the Committee on Illumination and Text for The Saint John’s Bible. Father Patella considers this Bible in the context of the great Christian tradition of illuminated Bibles across the ages and also the fascinating ways The Saint John’s Bible reflects third-millennium concerns. He spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries on Thursday, March 7, 2013.

Father Michael Patella on Scripture as Food for the Soul

Father Michael Patella on Scripture as Food for the Soul

In a talk titled “Word and Image in The Saint John’s Bible,” Father Michael Patella discusses how The Saint John’s Bible—the first handwritten and hand-illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine abbey since the invention of the printing press—can be read, viewed, and interpreted in a way that respects biblical inspiration and Christian tradition in our postmodern context. Father Patella, a professor of New Testament at the School of Theology Seminary of Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, also served as chair of the Committee on Illumination and Text for The Saint John’s Bible. Father Patella considers this Bible in the context of the great Christian tradition of illuminated Bibles across the ages and also the fascinating ways The Saint John’s Bible reflects third-millennium concerns. He spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries on Thursday, March 7, 2013.

Father Michael Patella on Dynamic Tension

Father Michael Patella on Dynamic Tension

In a talk titled “Word and Image in The Saint John’s Bible,” Father Michael Patella discusses how The Saint John’s Bible—the first handwritten and hand-illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine abbey since the invention of the printing press—can be read, viewed, and interpreted in a way that respects biblical inspiration and Christian tradition in our postmodern context. Father Patella, a professor of New Testament at the School of Theology Seminary of Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, also served as chair of the Committee on Illumination and Text for The Saint John’s Bible. Father Patella considers this Bible in the context of the great Christian tradition of illuminated Bibles across the ages and also the fascinating ways The Saint John’s Bible reflects third-millennium concerns. He spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries on Thursday, March 7, 2013.

Lori Anne Ferrell: “Is the Bible Alone the Religion of England’s Protestant Church?”

Lori Anne Ferrell: “Is the Bible Alone the Religion of England’s Protestant Church?”

Lori Anne Ferrell, chair of English and professor of early modern history and literature at Claremont Graduate University, discusses her book The Bible and the People, which she describes as a “cultural biography” of the “restless, peripatetic text that is the Christian Bible.” Dr. Ferrell’s talk was in conjunction with the traveling exhibition “Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible,” which visited Pepperdine University in 2012. She spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries in Malibu, California on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Lori Anne Ferrell: “The Question You’ve All Been Dying to Ask”

Lori Anne Ferrell: “The Question You’ve All Been Dying to Ask”

Lori Anne Ferrell, chair of English and professor of early modern history and literature at Claremont Graduate University, discusses her book The Bible and the People, which she describes as a “cultural biography” of the “restless, peripatetic text that is the Christian Bible.” Dr. Ferrell’s talk was in conjunction with the traveling exhibition “Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible,” which visited Pepperdine University in 2012. She spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries in Malibu, California on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Lori Anne Ferrell: “The Texts Have Shifted Place”

Lori Anne Ferrell: “The Texts Have Shifted Place”

Lori Anne Ferrell, chair of English and professor of early modern history and literature at Claremont Graduate University, discusses her book The Bible and the People, which she describes as a “cultural biography” of the “restless, peripatetic text that is the Christian Bible.” Dr. Ferrell’s talk was in conjunction with the traveling exhibition “Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible,” which visited Pepperdine University in 2012. She spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries in Malibu, California on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Lori Anne Ferrell: “The Carny and the Gideons”

Lori Anne Ferrell: “The Carny and the Gideons”

Lori Anne Ferrell, chair of English and professor of early modern history and literature at Claremont Graduate University, discusses her book The Bible and the People, which she describes as a “cultural biography” of the “restless, peripatetic text that is the Christian Bible.” Dr. Ferrell’s talk was in conjunction with the traveling exhibition “Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible,” which visited Pepperdine University in 2012. She spoke at Pepperdine University Libraries in Malibu, California on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Darryl Tippens On – A Revolutionary Book

Darryl Tippens On – A Revolutionary Book

Darryl Tippens speaks about “John Milton and the King James Bible” for the opening of the “Manifold Greatness” traveling exhibit at Pepperdine University’s Payson Library, which celebrates the 400th anniversary of the publication of The King James Bible. Dr. Tippens is Provost of Pepperdine University having been a scholar, instructor, and professor for over 30 years. Dr. Tippens received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University and did post-doctoral study at Yale University, University of Kansas, University of Chicago, and Johns Hopkins University. His academic interests include Shakespeare studies, 17th-century English literature, and spirituality and literature. The lecture took place on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 at Pepperdine’s campus in Malibu, California.