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Worship & Work

Deep calls to Deep

At the heart of the 1500 year Benedictine spiritual tradition, "Worship and Work" succinctly describes the daily rhythm and spiritual dynamic of the monks of the Order of Saint Benedict.

A vocation to Worship, the first Work of the Benedictine monks is Worship. The Benedictine Work of Worship; the liturgy of the hours, daily Mass, and the ancient tradition of lectio divina, strives to serve to the spiritual need of the world and Church.

Daily Work among the Benedictine monks articulates and punctuates the spiritual life of the community, giving physical expression to the spiritual fruits of a life of Worship.

Worship inspires Work. 
Work reveals Worship.

The Saint John's Bible

Praying the Word: Illuminated Prayers and Wisdom from The Saint John's Bible

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Praying the Word: Illuminated Prayers and Wisdom from The Saint John's Bible

39.95

Donald Jackson
Hardcover

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.

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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

The launch of a national museum tour of the The Saint John's Bible began at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota in April 2005 where record crowds greeted the inaugural exhibit during its three-month run. The Saint John's Bible will continue its national exhibition tour that includes museums and galleries from throughout the United States and Europe. Learn more about The Saint John's Bible exhibit.


Product Details
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