As the most visible book to the assembly, The Book of the Gospels symbolizes the presence of Christ in the liturgical celebration while exemplifying our reverence for the holy Gospel. This extraordinary edition, drawn fromThe Lectionary for Mass with New American Bible text, adds brilliance with glorious, hand-illuminated artwork from the pages of The Saint John's Bible.
The Book of the Gospels features an exquisite combination of breathtaking artwork and large, easy-to-read text. Over 30 major illuminations from The Saint John's Bible are reproduced in full color throughout this volume, accompanied by clearly printed 17-point text in the Golden Cockerel typeface. The stunning cover, in genuine or bonded leather, is a complex collage of colors of gold, purple, red, and blue designed to reflect the significance of the Word throughout the assembly.
Beautifully illuminated pages, large text, decorative cover art, and its monumental size truly make this edition of The Book of the Gospels an eloquent symbol of God's Word. Present this book to your parish as a gift that will last a lifetime.
Distinctive Features: Thirty major illuminations from the pages of The Saint John's Bible in full color Monumental 12 x 18 inch format Seven-color, foil-stamped cover, available in genuine or bonded leather Easily readable 17-point Golden Cockerel typeface Gilt-edged pages Full color throughout Large grosgrain ribbon New American Bible translation