The Bible Illuminated

How Art Brought the Bible to an Illiterate World

Karen York

Museum of the Bible Books

The Bible Illuminated


Exquisite reproductions of the best illustrated manuscripts from history and scholars’ detailed descriptions combine to create a stunning, authentic, and powerful book that will become a keepsake treasured 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 illustrations disseminated the Bible among a mostly illiterate population.
Unique Features:

  • Chronological representation of illuminated manuscripts and scholars’ comments about the development of each, starting as early as 600 A.D.
  • Large size, high-design, and breathtaking illustrations make this book a treasured keepsake item.
  • Highly giftable with interior pages on rich heavy-coated paper.


The MUSEUM OF THE BIBLE opened it’s 40- foot bronze entry doors in Washington, D.C. in November 2017 and marked an unprecedented historical first in Bible history. The one-of-a-kind collection...

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ISBN: 9781945470127

MSRP: 29.99

Carton Quantity: 18

Trim Size: 8.50in x 10.00in

Page Count: 192

Release Date: November 14, 2017

Format: Hardcover, Jacketed

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