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Illuminated pages from the Pepper Bible on Youtube

Here is the link to several illuminated pages from the Pepper Bible to show off the reflection of the metals on the pages. These pages are mostly from Luke where almost every chapter starts with a full page carpet page illumination.

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Saint Luke Cross – a Cross-Stitch Chart

 

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The Saint Luke Cross is the first chart in my new series by Kathy Bowden, which is based upon the artwork from James Pepper’s hand-scribed, illuminated Bible. This particular chart is based on the image in Luke 68:10, from the ebook, “The Gospel According to Saint Luke”.  Happy stitching!

The Gospel According to Saint Mark, an Illuminated Manuscript (The Pepper Gospels) by James Pepper

The Gospel According to Saint Mark, an illuminated manuscript by James Pepper

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James Pepper has made, by hand, an illuminated manuscript of the Gospels, a separate and complete New Testament and several books of the Old Testament. Blessed by Pope John Paul II and John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, this book is a devotional treasure.

The Gospel According to Saint John, an Illuminated Manuscript (The Pepper Gospels) by James Pepper

The Gospel According to Saint John; an illuminated manuscript by James G. Pepper

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An illuminated Manuscript of the Gospel According to Saint John by James Pepper, part of the Pepper Gospels. The work is entirely by hand without the use of computers. . This volume, contains dozens of original illustrations, this book is a devotional treasure.

The cover features a flock of Ivory Billed Woodpeckers, the mating pairs are flying in formation to form a cross.  The bird was thought to be extinct, but were found near the Mississippi River and the birds are used here to represent Resurrection.