This visual representation of the 63,000 cross-references in the Bible is a collaboration between a Lutheran pastor Christoph Römhild and Chris Harrison, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

More of Chris Harrison’s visualisations at Science Photo Librar.

Each bar on the graph along the bottom represents a chapter of the Bible; the bar length corresponds to the number of verses in the passage. The rainbow-like arcs represent references from a chapter in one book to a chapter in another.

Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (115.1 MB)