Illuminating the Word: The Making of the Saint John's Bible, 2nd Edition by Christopher Calderhead. Paralleling it's medieval ancestors, the Saint John's Bible is being written on vellum, using quills with stick inks and hand ground pigments and gold leaf while illuminating 21st century themes and images with classic Biblical texts (Revised Standard Version). Illuminating the Word takes us into the scriptorium where Donald Jackson and the SJB artists share their work, struggles and joy while creating this monumental & spiritual project. 10 x 11.625 inches. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. 352 pages.