Deals Ending Soon: N.T. Wright, C.S. Lewis, Matt Chandler & More!

There are over 50 titles in February’s monthly sale that you won’t want to miss. You’ll find commentaries, reference works, devotionals, introductions, and more. But hurry: you only have four days left to save up to 66%!

Check out all of February’s deals.

Here are just five of the many topics covered by the diverse selection of resources.

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“A Commentary Written by a Churchman, for the Church”

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Ephesians presents modern readers with a difficult interpretive challenge. The themes found within the letter are deeply theological and the Apostle Paul writes with a complex writing style that is hard to decipher. Working through this biblical book is hard for even the most experienced biblical scholar.

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Listen: Logos Bible Software on the Shaun Tabatt Show

I recently had the chance to sit down with Shaun Tabatt and discuss Logos Bible Software. We talked about some of my favorite features in Logos, as well as the all-important issue of how to pronounce “Logos.”

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Mark L. Ward, Jr. received his PhD from Bob Jones University in 2012; he now serves the church as a Logos Pro. He is the author of multiple high school Bible textbooks, including Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption.

Why a 1,600-Year-Old Translation Belongs in Your Bible Study

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Image: St Jerome in His Study by Domenico Ghirlandaio, 1480

By the end of the fourth century, the common language of the Western world was Latin, but a complete and cohesive Latin translation of the Bible had yet to materialize. It wasn’t until A.D. 405 that a scholar named Jerome completed a Latin translation that would become a true standard for the Western world. By the thirteenth century, Jerome’s Bible was so ubiquitous, it became known as the versio vulgata: “the version commonly used.”

Today, we call it the Latin Vulgate.

But this historically important translation is often neglected by Protestants. Back in December 2015, I sat down with Faithlife’s Latin Editor Andrew Curtis to learn why (and how) Protestants should study the Latin Vulgate. At the time, Andrew was neck deep in the work of creating an unprecedented Latin-English interlinear Bible. Now that the project is complete, I asked him to remind us of the importance of the Vulgate and to provide some practical tips on how to use this important translation in Bible study.

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Is It Ever OK to Take Shortcuts in Bible Study?

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I’m not opposed to using the scenic route down the coast from work to home; I’ve taken it multiple times. But never on a workday, always on a Saturday.

I’m not opposed to using the scenic route in Bible study, either. I’ve taken it multiple times. But not usually when I have to prepare a Sunday school lesson or sermon during my “free” time in a long workweek.

So when I run into an interpretive question I need to answer, I unashamedly bring all the shortcutting power of Logos Bible Software to the task. I try to shorten the distance between the Point A of ignorance and the Point B of knowledge.

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What Does It Really Mean to Read the Bible in Context?

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Cuneiform tablets changed my life. I’m not kidding. As I look back on my 15 years of graduate school in biblical studies, the turning point in how I view the Bible was my course in Ugaritic, a cuneiform language very similar to biblical Hebrew. This class compelled me to transform “read the Bible in context” from a naïve platitude to an issue of spiritual integrity.

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Last Chance to Get 2 Books from N.T. Wright for $2!

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Through February 28, you can get two books from celebrated New Testament scholar N.T. Wright for just $1.99. Plus, don’t miss your chance to enter to win 52 volumes by Wright!

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How to Use a Little-Known but Helpful Feature in the Sermon Editor

One of the most talked about Logos 7 features is the Sermon Editor which continues to evolve and improve. A case in point is an almost unnoticed enhancement in the recently released Logos 7.4. Unless you know it’s there, you’re apt to overlook it, but this tweak may prove helpful as you prepare a Sermon document.

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3 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss February’s Featured Deal

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This month only you can save on the J.C. Ryle Collection: 18 volumes from a classic preacher and writer with insights that resonate with Christians to this day. Here are three reasons you’ll want to pick up this month’s featured deal.

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Bringing a Forgotten Theological Masterpiece to Light

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Last week, we announced a new series, Lexham Classics, that brings the best of our Christian heritage to modern readers. This common heritage spans eras and traditions, reflecting the richness of our shared faith. By studying these works from throughout history, we hope your modern perspective will be illuminated with timeless wisdom.

To commemorate Black History Month, we’re highlighting one forgotten masterpiece in particular—Plain Theology for Plain People by Charles Octavius Boothe.

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