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Phillip Patterson’s handwritten Bible

May 6, 2013

Phillip Patterson, struggling with AIDS, has taken four years out of his life to handwrite out a King James Bible.  See the article here, a blog here, and a set of photographs here.

For Bible nerds out there, it appears he is using the Hendrickson facsimile of the Oxford University Press 1833 Roman type transcription of the 1611 KJV. 

See also here.

CONTACT INFO: Laura Glazer, (518) 229-9244, helloprettycity@gmail.comCAPTION: Phillip Patterson hand-wrote and hand-bound the five books of Moses into one volume on large sheets of watercolor paper using the 1611 version of the King James bible pictured here on top of his version. When he is finished, the complete handwritten bible will be bound into eight volumes.CREDIT: Laura Glazer

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  1. June 16, 2013 5:03 pm

    Just heard his story on NPR. What an inspiration and beautiful work.

    Namaste,
    Ms. Minimal

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