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.

Who knows when you’ll see a price this low again—get yours today!

*Total savings may vary depending on your Dynamic Pricing discount.

Why People Love Logos 5

UPgradeSale-RedWe’re in the thick of the Logos 5 upgrade sale—you can see your custom upgrade discount right now at Logos.com/Upgrade!

Logos 5 is our most acclaimed version ever. Not only has it earned endorsements from well-known ministry leaders; lay users are loving it, too.

If you’re not sure you’re ready to make the jump, read on and see why other users are so glad to have upgraded to Logos 5:

Logos 5 Gold

goldLogos 5 Gold comes packed with all of Logos 5′s features: you get the Timeline, Bible Sense Lexicon, Sermon Starter Guide, and everything from the lower base packages. You also get a huge library of nearly 1,100 resources, worth over $20,000 in print!

“Bought the Gold package at the start of seminary, and it’s really been a blessing!”

“It was either go back to school or buy Logos . . . the choice was an easy one. I now have Gold v5. My dad would say to me when I was young, ‘if the job is too hard, you don’t have the right tool.’ He was right. Logos is a great tool.”

“Bought this just prior to a major exegetical paper at seminary, absolutely worth it. It made the research much easier [and] saved me tons of library time!”
—Gold owners

Logos 5 Platinum

platinumLogos 5 Platinum sets you up with powerful scholarly tools to take your study to the next level. It includes not only all the features from Gold, but also Septuagint translations in Bible Word Study. It also sports nearly 1,400 resources—a library worth over $28,000 in print!

“This collection of materials is enormous, [and it] allows one to peruse and select whatever’s needed to study, meditate, prepare for a sermon or Bible study . . . or just discuss with friends who may not believe in Christianity at all. . . . Set up a monthly payment plan and enjoy the benefits. You won’t be disappointed, and it’s money well invested.”

“Never seen software like this, amazing what you can do with it. I recommended it to everyone who loves God and his word.”

“In a matter of some very short weeks, this resource has already proved invaluable! As a missionary and pastor, I cannot explain the helpfulness of having this tool. When you get two suitcases for all your belongings, Logos Bible Software saves a lot of space! Additionally, [for] someone who is working on a master’s degree, the Platinum package is perfect. Not only do you have the very practical pastoral tools; you also have the necessary academic tools. I definitely suggest this product to anyone looking for a great wealth of resources aiding them in their study of the Bible.”
—Platinum owners

Logos 5 Diamond

diamondAn enormous theological library for exploring and understanding the Scriptures, Logos 5 Diamond includes everything from Platinum, plus the College Press NIV Commentary Series, Liddell and Scott’s Greek–English Lexicon, and much more. You’ll get over 2,000 resources worth more than $52,000 in print!

“This is brilliant, much more integrated than L4 with many extra reports which come in handy when I am preparing a sermon or writing an academic paper. Logos, you have done it again!”

“The 5 in Logos 5 is for 5 stars . . . I have been with Logos for years and really thought the upgrade to Logos 4 was about as good as it could get. Wrong . . . Logos 5 is a significant upgrade and worth every penny. I went from Logos 4 Platinum to Logos 5 Diamond and couldn’t be happier. I love Logos 5 and can honestly say that the program is so intuitive.”

“I’m a BIG fan of Logos Bible Software. I’ve been using the software for over 10 years now and each release seems to get better. I’m pleased to give Logos 5 the highest rating. As a pastor, I’ve come to think of Logos as a partner in ministry. I can’t recommend it enough.”
—Diamond owners

Logos 5 Portfolio

portfolioPortfolio is the biggest Logos 5 package there is. You’ll get every single Logos 5 feature, from the basic Topic Guide and Bible Facts to the highly specific Clause Search and Bible Sense Lexicon. These powerful tools connect with a library of more than 2,500 resources, including 31 commentary sets and everything from the lower base packages. It’s the best set of features, the best collection of books, and the best deal!

“I started out with Logos when it was still on 3.5″ disks. The only two available were Gold and Silver. I chose the gold and I’ve had Logos ever since. Oh, I’ve dabbled around with other Bible software and even bought a few [other versions,] but they didn’t even come close to Logos. When version 5 came out I knew I had to have Portfolio, the granddaddy of them all. Expensive, you better believe it, but it was worth every cent and then some. . . . Logos, I think you have really outdid yourself with Portfolio. I dont know what could possibly top it . . . . This software is the best Bible study application in the world. Thanks Logos for a great product.”

“I’ve used Logos for over 20 years now and absolutely love it. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is serious about Bible study. I’m actually in the process of downsizing my paper library significantly and have been gradually replacing most of my books with digital copies.”

“The Portfolio edition of Logos has really helped with giving me good quality resources for my schooling. It’s jump-started my research and helped me with obtaining outstanding grades. Without these resources, I would have to spend so much time searching for good resources on the internet, and we all know just how reliable those sources are. Thank you for offering such a great tool, which will come into use in my future ministry work as well. All around, I am completely satisfied; I just need to spend more time learning all the features Logos 5 offers. It is just amazing the way this software works. Thank you again and God bless.”
—Portfolio owners

Don’t miss this chance to upgrade to Logos 5 at a discount. Join the multitude of delighted users doing better Bible study. See your custom discount now!

Take 15% Off Biblioteca Tesoro for Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco De MayoOn May 5, 1862, Mexico defeated Napoleon III’s much stronger and better-equipped army—a decisive David vs. Goliath moment for the smaller country. Cinco de Mayo marks that day of victory.

While many American Christians don’t know the story behind Cinco de Mayo, the day is a great opportunity to consider the influx and impact of Hispanic Christians in the United States. Hispanic evangelicals are one of American Christianity’s fastest-growing demographics.

This provides a great opportunity (and responsibility) to partner with our Hispanic brothers and sisters to reach the huge harvest right here in our backyard. Part of that relationship should involve equipping these Hispanic pastors and leaders, who are largely bivocational and who often work without a seminary education and with very few resources.

Logos’ Spanish resources offer these ministers a wealth of tools and materials, enabling them to minister more effectively to their congregations and communities.

Biblioteca Tesoro: the most advanced Spanish digital library

This year, Cinco de Mayo falls during the promotional launch of Biblioteca Tesoro. You can get it for yourself or a friend for 15% off!

Tesoro is the top Spanish library, boasting 517 resources and Logos 5′s powerful tools. For the first time in Spanish, you’ll be able to use tools like the Bible Sense Lexicon to explore Hebrew, Greek, and Aramaic word meanings. The resources in Tesoro have been carefully selected to provide valuable training for the most demanding ministry tasks: preaching, counseling, leadership formation, and church administration.

Many renowned leaders in the Hispanic church movement are avid Logos users and fans, including Luis Palau, Danilo Montero, and Marcos Witt.

If you’re a new user, you can spread out the costs over up to 18 months, with monthly payments of approximately $58. If you’re already using a Spanish library, you qualify for Dynamic Pricing; what’s more, you’ll receive a bonus to redeem with your next purchase.

Take advantage of this opportunity: pick up Biblioteca Tesoro for yourself or a friend at a 15% discount, or send them a link to this post so they can take advantage of this deal for themselves!

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El 5 de mayo de 1862, México venció al ejército francés, mucho más fuerte y mejor equipado—definitivamente un momento David vs. Goliat para el país más pequeño. El cinco de mayo marca ese día victorioso sobre el ejército de Napoleón III.

Aunque pocos cristianos estadounidenses conocen la historia detrás de esta festividad, el día es una gran oportunidad para considerar el impacto de los cristianos hispanos en los Estados Unidos. Los evangélicos latinos son uno de los segmentos demográficos de más rápido crecimiento.

Esto provee una gran oportunidad y responsabilidad para colaborar con nuestros hermanos y hermanas latinas en alcanzar la gran cosecha aquí en nuestro territorio. Parte de esa relación debe ser el equipar a los pastores y líderes hispanos, la mayoría bi-vocacionales, sin educación formal de seminario y con menos recursos.

Los recursos en español de Logos ofrecen a estos ministros un tesoro en herramientas y materiales, que les permite ministrar con mayor eficiencia a sus congregaciones y comunidades.

Biblioteca Tesoro: la más completa y avanzada de las bibliotecas en español

Este cinco de mayo cae justamente durante el lanzamiento promocional de la Biblioteca Tesoro. ¡Puedes obtenerla para ti mismo o para un amigo con el 15% de descuento!

La Tesoro es la mejor biblioteca en español. Cuenta con 517 recursos y las poderosas funciones de Logos 5 y, por primera vez en español, los beneficios del innovador Léxico de sentidos bíblicos, permitiendo explorar no sólo el significado de palabras hebreas, arameas y griegas, pero también el sentido en que han sido usadas en determinados contextos.

El catálogo de libros incluye una selección cuidadosamente escogida para proveer entrenamiento y conocimiento en las áreas más demandantes del ministerio: predicación, consejería, formación de líderes y administración de iglesia.

Muchos de los reconocidos líderes del movimiento evangélico hispano son ávidos usuarios y fans de Logos, como Luis Palau, Danilo Montero y Marcos Witt:

Comprando una nueva biblioteca, tendrás la oportunidad de extender el pago en 18 meses de aproximadamente $58 por mes. Los usuarios de Logos califican para un precio dinámico, para no pagar por los recursos que ya tienen, y además recibirán un bono adicional para redimir en compras futuras.

Toma ventaja del descuento promocional del 15% para llevarte la Biblioteca Tesoro para ti o para un amigo.

O te pedimos un gran favor. ¡Comparte el vínculo de esta nota con cualquier pastor, líder, maestro o estudiante hispano que conozcas para que aprovechen esta oferta limitada!

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.

Imagine Trying to Read This without Logos

baptist-covenant-theology-collection-1One of the most exciting things about working for Logos is getting to dig for treasure. There are countless theological treasures available in the public domain, both in English and in other languages. Many are available online for free, but once you go further back than the 1800s, the availability of such resources begins to shrink quickly. You have to start scavenging libraries and archives to find the gold.

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Recently, we found some of this gold and put it up on Community Pricing. Below, you can see the state of the raw ore:

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This page comes from Benjamin Keach’s The Ax Laid to the Root, published in 1693; the book hasn’t been republished since. Nevertheless, it contains unique primary-source information on the doctrine and beliefs of some of the earliest English Baptists—information that merits republication for a new generation.

That’s where Logos comes in.

Here’s how that exact same page might look in Logos:

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The Ax Laid to the Root isn’t the only primary source worth bringing into the Logos format. After consulting with Baptist scholars, we’ve gathered a collection of many more primary sources discussing some of the earliest Baptist beliefs about baptism and covenant theology: the 17-volume Baptist Covenant Theology Collection.

Push this collection into production!

We think these books deserve to see the light of day again, after being hidden away for so long. But we need your help:

  • Gathering these books takes a lot of work.
  • Due to the low quality of many images, digitizing these books takes even more work.
  • Therefore, it costs us more to get this collection into production.

We’re excited about getting these books into your hands, and we want to know what you think. Show your support (and get over 80% off!) by bidding on the Baptist Covenant Theology Collection today!

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Logos helps you read this and other fascinating texts from Christian history. To take advantage of Logos’ powerful datasets and study tools, though, you’ll want a Logos 5 base package. And right now, you can get a custom upgrade discount during the Logos 5 Upgrade Sale—get yours now!

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!

Then enter to win the entire Pastorum Series Collection.

Take Advantage of the Logos 5 Upgrade Sale!

LaunchBlogImage400x400The time has come to upgrade to Logos 5. You don’t want to put it off any longer—right now, you can get a special custom discount during the Logos 5 upgrade sale!

Why should I upgrade?

If you’ve been putting off an upgrade to Logos 5, here are three reasons to make the jump:

1. You’ll get our most acclaimed version ever

Lay users and ministry professionals agree: Logos 5 is awesome.

“Logos 5 is an incredible tool that instantly connects me with everything and everyone I need to get the Word out, from its Timeline to smart searches to social sharing.”
—Kirk Cameron, producer of Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure and star of the inspirational Fireproof

“I am absolutely thrilled with Logos 5 and the new enhancements it brings, especially searching for phrases. . . . All in all, Logos 5 is a remarkable and practical software system, beckoning me to deeper study and greater fruitfulness in the Lord’s service.”
—Michael L. Brown, PhD, author, professor, and national radio host

“My bottom line: Logos 5, whose depths I plan to plumb regularly, is even more robust and virbrant than its predecessors. If studying the Bible is something of professional or personal interest, there is, right now, nothing else that comes close.”
—Mark A. Kellner, Washington Times reporter

“I started with L1.6 Level 2. Loved L2, used it all the time. Later I purchased L2 Series X, and eventually Logos 4 Gold. I now have the L5 Platinum package and love it! I am constantly adding power to Logos through the Pre-Pub and Community Pricing programs. This software makes both pastoral study and my seminary assignments quite a bit easier.”
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2. You’ll make new discoveries

To build Logos 5′s dynamic new datasets, our Bible study experts went through Scripture chapter by chapter, pericope by pericope, and word by word. These datasets power Logos 5′s new tools, improvements, and updates.

Here’s how Logos’ director of content innovation, Sean Boisen, explains it:

3. You’ll expand your library

Logos 5 base packages are the single most cost-effective way to grow your library. They bundle hundreds of books at unbelievable discounts: you’ll be picking up thousands of dollars of content for about ten cents on the dollar.

When you factor in additional savings based on the books you already own (who wants to pay for the same books twice?) and the upgrade sale’s special discounts, you’ll be saving even more!

What’s more, consider this: Let’s say you skipped Logos 4 and went straight from Logos 3 to Logos 5. By missing Logos 4, you would have missed out on hundreds of books and collections—content that was available in Logos 4 and gone now. We rebuilt these packages from the ground up, removing over $6,400 worth of content and replacing it with tons of valuable new titles:

  • Portfolio took a big jump from 1,669 books to 2,528. It’s the biggest library we’ve ever offered. Portfolio also gives you the biggest discount.
  • Diamond was new to Logos 5, with 1,951 books and all the Logos 5 features.
  • Platinum went from 1,244 books to 1,277. It includes all the features, plus the core critical texts and original-language tools.
  • Gold went from 689 books to 1,030. If you want all the new Logos 5 features, this is the place to begin.
  • Silver now has 692 books. It has most of the Logos 5 features.
  • Bronze, which replaced Scholar’s, now has 421 books. It has some of the core Logos 5 features.
  • Starter was introduced with Logos 5. It has 213 books and just enough features to give you the basic Logos 5 experience.

In future versions, we’ll be refreshing content again. Some of these deals will only be available with Logos 5, so don’t miss out.

Upgrade to Logos 5 now!

It’s time to upgrade. See your discount right now: visit the upgrade page!

Don’t Miss These 4 New Testament Pre-Pubs

The New Testament shows us how to follow Christ, grow closer to him, and live in light of the gospel. But if you don’t have all the pieces—proper context, sound exegesis, the right perspective—you might miss the very message you need to hear. That’s why it’s important to study the New Testament with the best commentaries and references.

Here are four insightful NT collections on Pre-Pub:

journal-for-new-testament-studies-and-the-ancient-church1. Journal for New Testament Studies and the Ancient Church

Pre-order it for $100 off!

The Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft is one of the oldest and most highly regarded international scholarly series in New Testament studies. Since 1923, it’s been a forum for seminal works focusing on early Christianity and related fields; grounded in a historical-critical approach, it explores new methodologies that advance our understanding of the New Testament and its world. Logos’ edition of Journal for New Testament Studies and the Ancient Church includes both the series’ German and its English texts. It presents a variety of scholarly voices and explores a thought-provoking array of topics in New Testament studies.

2. The New Testament Library Series

Pre-order it for over $60 off!

Looking for scholarly perspectives on Paul’s ethics and the church’s ministry in the world? The New Testament Library Series provides over 5,000 pages of insightful exposition from NT scholars like Victor Paul FurnishLuke Timothy Johnson, and M. Eugene Boring. The Journal of Biblical Theology writes that “[it] belongs on the shelves of students, clergy, and professional scholars as well as the serious layperson.” It’s shipping soon: pre-order yours today, before the Pre-Pub savings are gone!

baylor-new-testament-studies-collection3. Baylor New Testament Studies Collection

Pre-order it for $75 off!

Over the centuries, the Word of God has remained steadfast. Scholarly interpretation of Scripture, however, is always evolving: even in just the last 50 years, New Testament scholarship has experienced some significant changes. The Baylor New Testament Studies Collection gives you fresh, scholarly insight into various New Testament topics, including Christian origins, oral tradition, ancient media culture, rhetorical tradition, and Johannine studies.

4. Academic Studies on the New Testament

Pre-order it for $90 off!

In this collection, important theologians like James D.G. DunnRichard J. Bauckham, and Carl Joachim Classen explore interpretive approaches to the New Testament. The Academic Studies on the New Testament collection is invaluable for anyone interested in the New Perspective on Paul, Second Temple Judaism, or early Christian apocryphal literature.

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When you pre-order, you save big and get great study tools the instant they’re ready. And the sooner you pre-order, the more you save—once a Pre-Pub ships, the special savings are gone forever. So don’t miss out: pre-order your favorite NT studies collections today!

Classical Spotlight: A Greek Lexicon, a Spanish Novelist, and a German Philosopher

noet-classical-foundations-bundleScholars have a name for the West’s interconnected canon of philosophy, history, and literature: the Great Conversation. It’s an enormous, fascinating body of work, and it’s reflected in an enormous, fascinating library: Noet’s 124-volume Classical Foundations Bundle.

That’s a lot of scholarship to take in, so let’s take a closer look at just three categories: ancient languages, literature, and philosophy.

1. Ancient languages: Liddell and Scott Greek–English Lexicon

This famous lexicon covers Greek from the eleventh century BC to the fifth century AD. It’s extremely detailed: each entry gives not only a definition, but also examples of irregular inflections and, most importantly, numerous quotations from classical sources to demonstrate usage. Of course, the same level of detail that makes LSJ such a treasure makes the print edition cumbersome: to get the most out of it, you have to flip between the main entries and the supplement, and then between LSJ and the primary sources.

Not so with Logos:

You’ll want it if you’re studying Homer and Hesiod. You’ll want it if you’re studying Plato and Aristotle. You’ll want it if you’re studying Paul or Chrysostom or Origen. For serious scholars of ancient Greek, LSJ is simply the most useful dictionary in the world.

On its own, LSJ costs $135; considering how much it adds to every ancient-Greek resource in your library, that’s a smart investment. But the Classical Foundations Bundle gives you an even better deal: you’ll get 123 more volumes across philosophy, history, and the classics, including many more reference works for both Greek and Latin.

Pick up LSJ on its own, or get the best value: add it and many more language resources with the Classical Foundations Bundle.

2. Literature: Cervantes’ Don Quixote

You probably already know the plot of Don Quixote: the earnest Alonso Quijano, having read so many tales of knighthood and chivalry, imagines himself to be a knight named Don Quixote; the loyal Sancho Panza joins him on his adventures, stealing every scene with his unassuming wit. You know it’s a classic. What you may not know is how interesting it is.

For one thing, it was arguably the first novel: though several works compete for the title, the Quixote’s formal innovation is undeniable and tremendous. For another thing, it’s shot through with the most modern literary characteristic of them all: irony, the perceptible gap between what’s stated and what’s implied. (We all know Don Quixote isn’t the knight he thinks he is.) Quixote’s susceptibility to stories implicates all of us who find ourselves buying into shared narratives and allowing ourselves to be guided by them—in that sense, the story is subversive to the powers of epic and propaganda. It’s also just as meta as the twentieth century’s metafiction: in the sixth chapter of book 1, for example, a barber inspects Quixote’s library and comes across Cervantes’ own Galatea, which, he concludes, “has [only] some good invention in it” and “presents us with something but brings nothing to a conclusion.” In chapter 9, we learn (falsely) that the original Quixote itself was found in a heap of papers for sale, written entirely in Arabic. By the time we reach book 2 (not included in the Noet bundle), the protagonists have all read book 1.

It’s easy to read the great twentieth- and twenty-first-century novelists and conclude that only moderns could think this way. Don Quixote proves that assumption wrong, and it’s a sheer pleasure to read. Add it to your library, along with dozens of other literary monuments: pick up the Noet Classical Foundations Bundle today.

3. Philosophy: Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant is widely regarded as the greatest modern philosopher, so—whether or not you find merit in his conclusions—you’ll certainly want to be familiar with the broad strokes of his thought. Kant entered philosophy as a rationalist, in the mold of Descartes. Then Hume, the radical empiricist, “woke [him] from [his] dogmatic slumber,” leading him to start doubting the feasibility of working from subjective thought and perception to objective claims about the world. Truth, for Kant, conforms to the mind that thinks it: this makes him an important milestone in the postmodern turn toward the subjective.

It’s unsurprising, then, that Kant argues for God from intuition, not reason. “Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe,” he writes: “the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.” From that moral law follows the gap between how we are and how we know we should be; from reflection on that gap follows belief in God. But many of his theological conclusions are decidedly unorthodox—he’s widely thought of as advocating for self-salvation as opposed to atonement and divine grace; likewise, most Christians would object to his conclusion that truth is in the mind of the subject.

That’s one reason why he (like philosophy generally) is worth studying from a Christian perspective: if you’re going to make convincing arguments against these positions, you have to understand them. (Of course, there are lots of other good reasons to study philosophy.) The Classical Foundations Bundle gives you Kant’s most important works, along with the context within which he wrote—Descartes, Hume, and the other great works of the Western tradition.

Understand Kant’s philosophy and the larger context of Western thought: pick up Noet’s Classical Foundations Bundle.

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We’ve discussed the usefulness of LSJ, the inventiveness of Cervantes, and the influence of Kant. These attributes are important, but they’re not always obvious—sometimes we need context and commentary to see how everything fits together. What’s so great about the Classical Foundations Bundle is that it gives you the big picture: writers commenting on writers, philosophers refuting philosophers, trains of thought developing over the centuries. It gives you the context to not just read, but understand—the context to join the Great Conversation.

Know the West’s most important works of philosophy, history, and literature: start learning today with the Classical Foundations Bundle.

Verse of the Day Art: 3 Ways to Fill Your Life with Scripture

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Since 2011, Logos has been bringing you Verses of the Day—beautiful pieces of Bible art that highlight a different verse daily. Over the years, Logos’ professional designers have brought over 700 verses to life.

The Verse of the Day app (for Windows 8) and Bible Screen (for iOS, Android, and the web) let you get biblical inspiration on your computer, your mobile devices, and even your TV. Now there are even more ways to visually reflect on Scripture:

VOD TShirts1. Bible verse T-shirts

It can be hard to find clothes that reflect your Christian lifestyle. Sometimes Christian clothing is cheesy; sometimes it’s so cryptic that even other Christians might not get it. Now, with Verse of the Day T-shirts, you can display the Word of God wherever you go. You probably don’t talk to everyone you meet, but with a Verse of the Day T-shirt, you can share some of the most important words people will ever hear—without even opening your mouth.

Let the clothes you wear remind yourself and others that the Word of God is beautiful and alive. Brighten your wardrobe with Verse of the Day T-shirts!

wall canvas2. Verse of the Day canvases

Decorate your home with art that’s worth paying attention to. We’ve reformatted 10 Verse of the Day images so you can print them on beautiful canvases and surround your friends and family with gorgeous wall art. (We printed ours at Costco, but you can use your favorite local printing store.) The resized files are free, so you can print as many of them as you’d like! To get all 10, just follow the Bible Screen Faithlife group and download the file “Bible Screen Art (2048×1536).”

Download your print-ready files today.

bible-verse-magnets3. Bible verse magnets

Verse of the Day art is now available on magnets! Bible Verse Magnets give you a pack of 12 verses that you can easily stick to your fridge, file cabinet, or family message board for daily encouragement. For just $4.99, you can fill your home with beautiful art and spiritual wisdom.

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