Laura Glazer
 For five years I documented a man as he copied the bible by hand.

Serenity of Knowing

 For five years I documented a man as he copied the bible by hand.

For five years I documented a man as he copied the bible by hand.

 His life was his art and I photographed both after meeting him in 2009 in a doctor’s office where he was a patient.

His life was his art and I photographed both after meeting him in 2009 in a doctor’s office where he was a patient.

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 This meant spending entire days looking and shooting over his shoulder as he steadily copied each word onto large sheets of watercolor paper.

This meant spending entire days looking and shooting over his shoulder as he steadily copied each word onto large sheets of watercolor paper.

 Soon after he finished the bookbinding on the eighth volume of the handwritten bible he passed away.

Soon after he finished the bookbinding on the eighth volume of the handwritten bible he passed away.

 The finished volumes were donated to St. Peter's Presbyterian Church for anyone to spend time with at any time, as the doors are never locked.

The finished volumes were donated to St. Peter's Presbyterian Church for anyone to spend time with at any time, as the doors are never locked.


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