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Illumination

Special | 25m 34s Video has closed captioning.

The monastic community at St John's Abby has commissioned the first handwritten and illuminated bible in more than 500 years. Using medieval techniques and contemporary themes, this is said to be a bible for the modern world. A select group of calligraphers and artists including Vashon Island's Susanne Moore have embarked on this decade-long undertaking.

Aired: 08/04/08

Rating: NR

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