Logos March Madness Is Here. Vote Now, Save in 7 Days!

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The annual battle of the theological titans is upon us: Logos March Madness begins now. For the next 30 days, you can vote for your favorite theological all-stars in a battle royale that will leave just one author standing.

No matter the outcome, the real winner is you. Logos March Madness lets you choose the resources you want discounted. The further your champion makes it through six rounds of voting, the higher the discount on a selection of their works.

In Round 1, John Piper faces John Owen; G.K. Chesterton takes on Faithlife’s own Steve Runge; Bryan Chapell challenges J.I. Packer; and LMM rookie Tim Keller grapples with Norman Geisler.

Choose your champion now: vote in Round 1 of Logos March Madness.

How it works

We choose the matchups, you choose the author you want to win. The author with the highest number of votes advances to the next round—and the longer they last, the deeper the discount goes. The works of eliminated authors go on sale immediately after the end of each round. Discounts start at 30% off and increase with each round, concluding with 70% off select works by this year’s Logos March Madness Champion.

Here’s the round schedule. Voting ends at 3:00 p.m. (PT) on the dates below, and the next round starts immediately.

  • Round 1: March 1–8
  • Round 2: March 8–13
  • Round 3: March 13–16
  • Round 4: March 16–21
  • Round 5: March 21–24
  • Championship: March 24–31

Go to LogosMarchMadness.com to choose your Round 1 champion!

Introducing 24-Hour Face-Offs

Can’t find your favorite author in this year’s matchups? They may be featured in one of our 24-Hour Face-Offs. Throughout Logos March Madness, we’re featuring select authors not included in the main competition in one-on-one, 24-hour knock-down drag-outs. At the end of the match-up, the winner’s works will go on sale for the discount associated with the current round.

Don’t miss a single Face-Off: follow us on Facebook or Twitter to be the first to hear about these surprise matches.

Game on!

Voting in Round 1 of Logos March Madness begins right now. Go to LogosMarchMadness.com to choose your champion, and be sure to spread the word.

Are you #TeamStott or #TeamPiper? Don’t just vote: rally your team to send your favorite over the top. In this competition, the fans determine the champion.

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Past LMM champions D.A. Carson and N.T. Wright have hung up their jerseys—but throughout LMM, we’re celebrating these Hall of Famers with 45% off special bundles of their work. Check out the Hall of Fame Bundles now.

Comments

  1. Why in the world did you include Tim Keller????? Tim Keller?

    One of C. S. Lewis’ most famous arguments is his so-called “trilemma,” laid out in “Mere Christianity.” Because of the things Jesus said and did, reasoned Lewis, He must either have been a liar, a lunatic, or Lord.

    He made this point to debunk the most common secular misconception of Jesus, which has only grown more popular in the last half century.

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    “I can accept Jesus as a great moral teacher,” says the secularist. “Maybe He was a kind of first-century Gandhi. But I can’t accept him as God in human flesh.”

    Lewis called this idea “patronizing nonsense.” Apart from the historic belief that Jesus is God and man, born of a virgin, that He died for our sins, was buried, and rose from the dead on the third day, Lewis could see no future for Christianity. “Mere” or bare-minimum Christian faith, he argued, requires a belief in these miracles. Yet many today still insist that some kind of stripped-down, “bare-essentials” Christian faith is possible, and that the ancient summaries like the Apostles’ Creed are too exclusive.

    During a sit-down interview with pastor Tim Keller just before Christmas, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof suggested that Christianity can survive without the virgin birth or Resurrection.

    “I deeply admire Jesus and his message,” he said, “but am also skeptical of themes that have been integral to Christianity — the virgin birth, the Resurrection, the miracles, and so on.”

    Are these really that essential to the Christian faith? Isn’t it possible to be a Christian without embracing them?

    Keller replied that you can’t remove Jesus’ miraculous entry into the world or His miraculous return to life “without destabilizing the whole [of Christianity]. A religion can’t be whatever we desire it to be.”

    He went on to explain that the main point of Jesus’ teaching, and of the New Testament, is not a moral maxim, but a message: that Jesus Christ is God in human form, Who was and did everything the ancient creeds say. And believing this is essential. As Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 15, if Christ did not rise from the dead, our faith is vain, and we Christians are to be pitied above all people.

    Now as far as I’m concerned, Keller knocked it out of the park. But judging by the letters to the editor, it seems many readers felt differently.

    One United Church of Christ minister chided the paper for allowing an evangelical to represent Christianity. The creeds, she wrote, “are not tests of faith for individuals,” and “the virgin birth is not central.”

    And a religion professor at Hofstra University scolded the Times for giving a “platform” to Keller’s “dangerous” reading of Christianity.

    If you know anything about Tim Keller, a lot of adjectives come to mind. But “dangerous” isn’t one of them. But to those who prefer patronizing nonsense to historic Christianity, there’s nothing more dangerous than someone who can convincingly articulate the miraculous doctrines at the core of our faith.

    Sorry, but next time choose more carefull… I will not participate or read a word this false teacher has to say about My Jesus.

    • Tyler Smith says:

      Hi, Joseph. Looks like you’re misreading the articles you’re citing. In one of them (which I wrote about here) the quotes that express doubt regarding the virgin birth and the resurrection are not from Keller, but from the reporter who interviewed him. Keller is a stalwart defender of historical orthodox Christianity, and Lewis is one of his heroes.

  2. I have tried to vote using two different browers, and I keep getting an “internal server error” message.

    • Tyler Smith says:

      Sorry to hear that, Jim. We’re aware of problems with different browsers and we’re working on resolving them. Thanks for letting us know.

  3. Michael says:

    Every time I pull it up, I see last years results?

    • Tyler Smith says:

      Hi, Michael. We’ve had a few reports of this issue, and we’re working on it. You might try clearing your cookies and relaunching your browser. It’s possible the old version of the site has been cached on your machine.

      If that doesn’t work, hang in there! We’re actively working on resolving this issue. Sorry for the trouble.

  4. John Watson says:

    Good Afternoon,
    Can you remove the Logos 7 Starter ad from the front page of the program. It has been there for several weeks. Enough is enough. Maybe, there is a way I can remove it myself?

    Thanks