INCREDIBLE: TILING ART – The Wiedmann Bible

Reutlingen / Stuttgart January 13, 2020 – 10 young people, 1,400 hours, 4,600 tiles. This year the schedule of the vocational students at the Kerschenstein School looked a little different. It became biblical with the tilers. Teacher Michael Silbernagl had seen the Wiedmann Bible on television for the first time and was fascinated by the work. The polycon style developed by Willy Wiedmann is particularly suitable for him as a master tiler. Because there are only straight lines and angles here. “I want the students to enjoy their work. That’s why I always come up with something special. Everyone was immediately enthusiastic about the Wiedmann Bible and the pictures, even if the group consisted of students from different religious backgrounds. Of course, they were allowed to choose the motifs themselves, ”said Michael Silbernagl. The choice fell on two pictures of Jonah.

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Frankfurt “Treasures of the Bible House” from ancient to rich in images

Special exhibition in the Bibelhaus Erlebnis Museum Frankfurt from February 4th to June 30th

Frankfurt am Main. The special exhibition “Treasures of the Bible House” shows more than 40 objects from two and a half millennia from February 4th to June 30th. The treasures of the Bible House range from the described shard to the Bible in the Guinness Book of Records. Ancient script fragments from Egypt are also part of it, as is the so-called Mandela Bible from South Africa from the time of the struggle against apartheid. You can discover the complete Bible on a microfiche the size of the palm of your hand, the longest Bible in the world with many interactive elements and the tiniest Bible in the world on a nano-chip.

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