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Experience, The St. John’s Bible with Rev. Dr. John F. Ross
March 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 amFree
Don’t Miss This Unique Opportunity!
Explore the stunning illuminations in the Casa’s rare Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible.
Discover the mission, history, and creation of the original manuscript, as well as the Heritage Edition, and how it is being used to ignite the spiritual imagination of people around the world.
Meet one of the artists from the original project, Diane von Arx, who will demonstrate with quills, ink sticks, stones, vellum, and blotters.
No Fee. No registration is required.
Photo courtesy of Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota. 2014
Dr. John F. Ross
The Reverend Dr. John F. Ross is the Executive Director of The Saint John’s Bible Heritage Program at Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. The Heritage Program is an international initiative for individuals and institutions to explore the artistic and spiritual beauty of The Saint John’s Bible—the first hand-written, hand-illuminated monumental Bible in 500 years.
Prior to his work at Saint John’s, he served for 18 years as the Senior Minister of Wayzata Community Church—a 3,000-member United Church of Christ congregation in Wayzata, Minnesota. John began his 30 years of ordained ministry at First Community Church, Columbus, Ohio where he was Senior Associate Minister for 12 years.
John received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1989 from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He completed his Master of Divinity in 1995 at the Methodist Theological School of Ohio, and his Doctor of Ministry in May 2004 through the Chicago Theological Seminary.