Hand-drawn Bible completed, to go on display in Minneapolis

The St. John's Bible was commissioned by monks at St. John's Abbey and University in Collegeville. Officials estimate it cost about $8 million to complete.
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The St. John's Bible was commissioned by monks at St. John's Abbey and University in Collegeville. Officials estimate it cost about $8 million to complete.

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