John Elliott Lein

Writer, Artist, Designer and Theology Nerd

Books of the Bible

I have been working on a project to create uniquely designed Books of the Bible for a few years now. I'm concerned about the Christian tendency to study the "Bible" instead of reading the books contained within this library.

My goal is to use book design and layout to make it easier to read these books individually. I've also been working on some ideas with updating the translations from a more progressive perspective to emphasize the meanings hidden just below the surface.

Here's an early attempt at creating a version of Luke/Acts, designed, printed and bound by hand, plus a hand-made Book of Hours: