Free Book: Theological Interpretation of the New Testament

Theological Interpretation of the New TestamentThis week only, get Kevin J. Vanhoozer’s Theological Interpretation of the New Testament—free! Just join the email list below to get your coupon code.

A book-by-book New Testament survey

“The quality of the individual essays is high, the New Testament scholarship is exemplary. . . . The book might function very well in an introductory class at the first professional level of seminary education interested in acquainting students with the theological texture of the books of the New Testament.”
—Erik Heen, Review of Biblical Literature

This valuable book features material from the award-winning Dictionary for Theological Interpretation of the Bible to walk you through a comprehensive book-by-book survey of the New Testament. Throughout the volume, David E. Garland, N.T. Wright, I. Howard Marshall, and other contributing editors cover the major theological ideas for each book of the New Testament.

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These 4 Pre-Pubs Are About to Ship—Don’t Miss Out!

Logos’ Pre-Publication program lets you pre-order new resources at amazing discounts. Not only will you get new books for less—you’ll get them the instant they’re released! Some products don’t spend much time in Pre-Pub, though, so keeping an eye on the Pre-Pub page is always a good idea.

Here are a few Pre-Pubs shipping in the next couple weeks:

john-laurence-von-mosheim-collectionJohn Laurence von Mosheim Collection

Pre-order it for 25% off!

John Laurence von Mosheim revolutionized the way church histories are written: rather than taking history at face value and narrating a simple trajectory of unquestioned happenings, he scrutinized events from every angle. Mosheim is credited with bringing biblical scholarship a new standard of research and impartiality. Now you can pre-order his remarkable histories for 25% off!

Zondervan Textbook Bundle

Pre-order it for 24% off!

The Zondervan Textbook Bundle provides everything a first- or second-year Bible-college student needs. Spanning Christian history, philosophy, ethics, New and Old Testament studies, and spiritual formation, these texts have established themselves as standards in their fields. Whether you’re a professor, a pastor, a student, or an interested layperson, you’ll get introductory access to college-level curricula.

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Select Works of Geerhardus Vos

Pre-order it for 19% off!

Geerhardus Vos is perhaps the most influential Reformed theologian of the early nineteenth century, thanks to his teachings at Princeton Theological Seminary and his timeless writings. These 14 volumes represent the majority of his life’s work, demonstrating his thorough knowledge of biblical theology, eschatology, exegesis, and interpretation.

Modern Studies on the Incarnation

Pre-order it for 35% off!

The Modern Studies on the Incarnation collection presents many of the most important late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century studies on the Incarnation of Christ. Thanks to notable authors like Charles Gore, J. Armitage Robinson, and Charles Augustus Briggs, the collection interprets, translates, and contextualizes the Incarnation and related topics. These 26 volumes and 8,000-plus pages have had an enduring impact on our understanding of the union of divinity with humanity in Jesus Christ.

You won’t be able to pre-order these resources much longer. Make sure you get the best price: pre-order them today!

Save on Church History Resources during May

history-of-jerusalem-collectionNational history is among the first things we learn in school. It helps us understand why things are the way they are, and what those who came before us went through to get us here. The same is true of church history: the better we understand our roots, the better we understand the present.

Here are a few historical-studies resources on sale this month:

1. History of Jerusalem Collection

Regularly $299.95—get it for $65.95

How did Jerusalem emerge as an important theme in the Old Testament, and what are its implications for modern interpretation? Understanding Jerusalem’s past is important, and the History of Jerusalem Collection gives you the big picture. You’ll get contributions from an impressive list of scholars: Philip R. Davies, Lester L. Grabbe, Thomas L. Thompson, and more than a dozen others.

2. Early Church History Collection

Regularly $115.99—get it for $87.95

The Early Church History Collection gives you primary sources from the first 400 years of Christianity. You’ll see how the early church prayed and sang, how early Christians worshiped and preached, and what they held as fundamental to their faith. You’ll also learn how the church was affected by persecution and heresy, how it shaped and was shaped by the surrounding culture, and why it was so important that the church formulate proper doctrines of the Trinity and of Christ.

3. Romans through History and Culture Series

Regularly $119.95—get it for $87.95

The Romans through History and Cultures Series features a wealth of information on the reception of the book of Romans—specifically, its the past and present impact on theology and on cultural, political, social, and ecclesial life. If you’re interested in the intersection between Scripture and culture, you’ll find these scholarly volumes fascinating.

These aren’t the only products on sale this month! Check out all of May’s deals.

Get D.A. Carson’s Advice on Selecting NT Commentaries and More

baker-academic-biblical-studies-upgradeRight now, you can pre-order works by renowned authors like D.A. Carson, Chris Keith, and Francis J. Moloney in the Baker Academic Biblical Studies Upgrade—for 25% off!

This addition to the Baker Academic Biblical Studies Bundle addresses topics that are both timeless and relevant: the reliability of the Bible, Christian views on immigration, how to choose a commentary, and much more. Since all these resources were published in the last two years, you can be sure you’re getting scholarship that’s up to date.

Used by today’s leading scholars

Here’s what people have to say about just a few of these resources:

Jesus against the Scribal Elite by Chris Keith:

“Chris Keith adds a very important social dimension to understanding the conflicts between Jesus and other teachers of his day. This fascinating book makes a new and welcome contribution to the discussion.”
—Craig S. Keener, professor of New Testament, Asbury Theological Seminary

New Testament Commentary Survey, 7th ed. by D.A. Carson

“If you are preparing a new sermon series and looking for advice on commentaries, you must consult . . . the New Testament Commentary Survey. . . . [It] will help to save you lots of money in the long run.”
—David S. Dockery, Review and Expositor

Can We Still Believe the Bible? by Craig Blomberg

“Mention the Bible, especially a hot topic like canon or miracles, and one second later you will hear strident voices attacking the Bible’s silliness or calling others names for not believing the Bible . . . Enter Craig Blomberg with nothing less than a splendid example of ‘generous apologetics’ for the faith.”
—Scot McKnight, professor of New Testament, Northern Seminary

Get nearly 1,400 pages of current biblical scholarship, and see for yourself why these books are so valuable. Pre-order the Baker Academic Biblical Studies Upgrade for 25% off!

Interested in even more deals on Baker resources? Check out the Baker American Church History Collection and the Baker Academic Christian Education Collection.

Get $270 Off the Anchor Yale Bible!

Anchor Yale Bible 86 VolsThroughout May, use coupon code AYB2014 and save big on one of our best-selling commentaries—the Anchor Yale Bible!

For centuries, this 86-volume collection has set the standard for exegesis. Drawing on the wisdom and resources of Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish scholars from around the world, it’s a pinnacle of biblical scholarship.

With the Anchor Yale Bible, you’ll arrive at the meaning of biblical literature through exact translation and extended exposition. You’ll come to understand the ancient setting of the biblical story, as well as the circumstances of its transcription and the characteristics of its transcribers.

Top biblical scholarship at the best price

Praised by general editor John J. Collins as “the flagship of biblical scholarship,” the Anchor Yale Bible has been used for more than a century by pastors, scholars, and laypeople alike. Logos makes the AYB even more powerful. Even if you don’t know Greek or Hebrew, translating is as easy as hovering over a word. The AYB links to related references and connects you to Logos’ powerful tools.

With this deal, not only are you saving $270*—you’re bringing speed and accuracy to your study, sermon preparation, and scholarly pursuits that you just can’t get with the print editions.

Use coupon code AYB2014 to get your discount, and then make budgeting easy with an interest-free payment plan.

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Get Big Discounts on Lexham Press Resources

Lexham Press Sale

Lexham Press provides biblical content to advance scholarship and equip the church, including digital-first Bible study resources, scholarly works, and Bible Study Magazine. And for just a few weeks, many of Lexham Press’ top resources are on sale!

Here are some reader favorites:

evangelical-exegetical-commentaryThe Evangelical Exegetical Commentary

On sale for $200 off!

Written from a distinctly evangelical perspective, the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary is a brand-new 44-volume commentary series that incorporates the latest critical scholarship. It’s the next standard evangelical commentary on the entire Bible—and the first commentary series designed for digital.

Lexham Bible Guides: Paul’s Letters Collection

On sale for $73 off

Among the apostles, God’s redemptive work appears most dramatically in the life of Paul. Redeemed and transformed, Paul not only establishes churches throughout the ancient world; he’s also used by God to author much of what would become the New Testament. The Lexham Bible Guides: Paul’s Letters Collection prepares you to understand the exegetical and theological nuance behind Paul’s letters.

lexham-discourse-greek-new-testament-bundleLexham Discourse Greek New Testament Bundle

On sale for $36 off

Our understanding of the Greek New Testament is based almost entirely on English translations. How would that understanding change if we read the text for what it is—Greek? The Lexham Discourse Greek New Testament identifies discourse markers and performs complex discourse analysis on the entire New Testament quickly, easily, and accurately. It helps you get behind the words of the New Testament writers and discover the linguistic tasks that inform translation and interpretation.

These aren’t all the resources on sale! Check out the full list, and pick up your favorites today.

Get a Free Book—Then Get Another for $0.99!

Free Book of the MonthThis month, get 300 Quotations for Preachers from the Puritans for free!

Quotations help us say what we want to say, often better than we can say it ourselves. There’s something about a well-turned phrase from a well-respected author that really drives a message home.

With 300 Quotations for Preachers from the Puritans, choosing the right quotation to share with your congregation—a task that can sometimes take hours—will now take minutes. You’ll find entries from more than 20 authors and works, including Richard Baxter, Jonathan Edwards, John Owen, Richard Sibbes, and others. You can share the quotations with professionally designed slides, one to accompany each quotation:

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You’ll have material for sermons, Sunday school lessons, blog posts, or small group studies; plus, with slides that incorporate quotes into your presentation, sharing is easy. You’ll save a ton of time, and you’ll find precisely what you need. Get 300 Quotations for Preachers from the Puritans for free right now!

study-apply-share-jamesThen get another book for just $0.99!

In addition to May’s free book, you can get Study, Apply, Share: James (normally $19.95) for just $0.99!

Study, Apply, Share: James is a resource for preparing and presenting sermons and coordinating your worship services. For each biblical paragraph it covers, it does the work of several resources: it identifies issues of interpretation, provides application suggestions, and suggests worship-service ideas. Elegant, professionally designed slides allow you to include biblical statistics in your sermons for illustration.

Explore issues of interpretation, and reach your own conclusions. Choose the application most appropriate for your faith community. Foster the creativity you need to plan powerful worship services. Get Study, Apply, Share: James for just $0.99 today!

Don’t miss out this May. Get 300 Quotations for Preachers from the Puritans and Study, Apply, Share: James right now!

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Get the Newest Reformed Base Package at the Best Price!

Reformed DiamondWe recently released our new Reformed base packages, and they’ve been a huge hit! These new base packages combine Logos’ powerful tools with a world-class library of Reformed resources, offering an unparalleled platform for study in the Reformed tradition.

After purchasing Reformed Gold, one user said, “Over 500 titles (many related to Reformed theology) and the most powerful Bible study software in the world. Unbelievable deal, and now I’m addicted . . .”

It gets better, though. We just added Reformed Diamond to the lineup!

Why Diamond?

If you’ve been waiting for the right time to get a Reformed base package, this is it. Here are three reasons to choose Diamond:

1. You qualify for a 24-month payment plan

Diamond is the only Reformed base package that qualifies you for an extended 24-month payment plan. This means you’ll actually have a lower monthly payment with Diamond than you would with the 18-month Platinum payment plan—but Diamond has over 1,100 more resources! You’ll be getting a library worth $54,000 in print, for around $30 less a month.

2. You’ll get the biggest discount possible

For just a couple more weeks, you can get 15% off your new Reformed base package! Be sure to get Diamond at the introductory price: you’ll save over $500. Not only that, but if you already own titles from Diamond, you’ll get a Dynamic Pricing discount.

3. You’ll get hundreds of additional resources

Diamond gives you top products like The Works of Cornelius Van Til (regularly $199), the Welwyn Commentary Series (regularly $724), the New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (regularly $319), the Charles Spurgeon Collection (regularly $499), and much, much more. Just those four resources cover over half your costs, and we haven’t even gotten to the other 2,200+ resources!

What if I already own a Reformed base package?

Good news: you’ll get a Dynamic Pricing discount for the resources you already own, plus 15% off the upgrade costs.

Someone who just upgraded to Diamond said that it’s “An amazing deal with some great new resources (well, new to me), like the The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition: vols. I–II. I already had Reformed Platinum; getting Diamond added [hundreds of] volumes to the library.”

If you’re interested in any of the resources in Diamond, now is the time to upgrade.

Don’t miss out—get it at the best price!

Own a world-class library of Reformed resources. Experience the premier research environment for study, teaching, and sermon preparation. Use coupon code REFORMEDBP and get Reformed Diamond for 15% off!

Get a Better Understanding of the Early Christian Church

baker-academic-early-church-collectionRight now, you can pre-order the Baker Academic Early Church Collection for $78 off! Pre-order yours right now.

The collection gives you 13 volumes of theology from the church’s first five centuries, equipping you to study the roots of your faith. You’ll learn about the Church Fathers, their impact on the early church’s development, their contemporary relevance, and common misconceptions that have tainted evangelical views.

Study popular standpoints on pressing issues

The Baker Academic Early Church Collection sets you up to analyze the early church’s baptismal rites, its views on social justice and ethics, its interpretations of the Genesis 1–3 narrative, and more—not to mention topics like how Montanism and Stoicism influenced early Christianity. With contributions from scholars and theologians of all traditions, it presents a variety of standpoints on important issues, allowing you to study, compare, and come to your own conclusions.

The collection is perfect for anyone interested in early Christianity’s history, theology, and spirituality. Its individual volumes cover a wide spectrum of topics:

You can take these patristic insights, analyze them with Logos 5′s powerful tools, and understand the development of Christian thought.

Don’t miss your chance!

This collection is shipping soon, so don’t miss your chance to get the best price! Get the Baker Academic Early Church Collection for $78 off—pre-order yours today.

Save Big during Our Canadian Spring Sale

Canadian Spring SaleRight now, you can save big on 30+ resources in our Canadian Spring Sale—individual commentaries, collections, and more! This sale only lasts through midnight on Monday—don’t miss out.

Here are some of the resources on sale:

A Handbook to Exegesis of the New Testament

Regularly $49.95—get it for $35.95

The Handbook to Exegesis of the New Testament starts off with an analysis of the various definitions of “exegesis,” a notoriously difficult term to pin down, as well as an essay covering the discipline’s basic tools. From there, it discusses the major exegetical models: textual criticism, linguistic analysis, genre criticism, source, form, and redaction criticism, discourse analysis, rhetorical and narratological criticism, literary criticism, and canonical criticism. You’ll come away with a solid understanding of what exegesis means and how to do it.

encountering-the-new-testament-a-historical-and-theological-survey-3rd-edEncountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey

Regularly $44.99—get it for $35.99

Studying the New Testament can be not only exciting, but also intimidating. This highly readable survey is designed to make the adventure less daunting and more rewarding. It includes sidebars that address ethical and theological concerns and provide primary sources, focus boxes isolating key issues, chapter outlines, learning objectives, summaries, and study questions. You’ll find this introductory text both informative and engaging.

letters-to-the-church-a-survey-of-hebrews-and-the-general-epistlesLetters to the Church: A Survey of Hebrews and the General Epistles

Regularly $40.95—get it for $32.95

In this rich commentary, respected New Testament scholar Karen Jobes explores the cultural and theological background of Hebrews and the general epistles (James through Jude). Jobes writes from an evangelical perspective, addressing not only issues of historical relevance but also how these ancient books connect with Christian faith and practice today. Pastors, professors, students, and laypeople interested in deeper biblical study will find this resource accessible and spiritually meaningful.

These aren’t all the products on sale—check out the complete list!