See The Bible

“One of the extraordinary undertakings of our time.”

Smithsonian Magazine

You are invited to experience The Saint John's Bible through the images and information on this web site, at one of the touring exhibitions, or at its home, the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library on the campus of Saint John's University.

A grand new gallery is being planned to become the permanent home of The Saint John's Bible, and it is slated to open in late 2017.  From now through May 2,  a small display of eight original pages is available for a self-guided visit in the main floor reading room of Alcuin Library at Saint John's University.   After May 2, 2016 there will no longer be any original folios from the Bible on exhibition for public viewing until the new gallery opens.   Currently, Alcuin Library is open every day throughout the academic school year, however the library will completely close for renovation starting mid-May.  You may view current hours for Alcuin Library at the follow this link: ( For more information, please contact Tim Ternes, Director of The Saint John's Bible Project, at or 320-363-3351.

Merchandise from The Saint John's Bible may be purchased from the following websites / locations: The Saint John's Bible | Liturgical Press | Saint John's University Bookstore

Benedict's Rule instructs the reader to "listen ... with the ear of your heart." As you learn more about The Saint John's Bible, it is the Monastic and campus community's hope that the Scriptures will open up to you and that your journey to see the Bible will become a journey toward God.