St. Cuthbert Gospel: Folio 51 Recto

The St. Cuthbert Gospel is a pocket-sized book, 5.4 × 3.6 inches, of the Gospel of St. John written in uncial script on 94 vellum folios. It is bound in wooden cover boards, covered with tooled red leather. The St Cuthbert Gospel is significant both intrinsically as the earliest surviving European book and by association with the 7th century Anglo-Saxon saint, Cuthbert of Lindisfarne. Folio 51r, showing Jn 11:18-25a, with one of the requiem readings marked at line 10.

Published by Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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