Logos Tech Tip | Open Your Favorite Books with a Click

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Logos saves you time and makes you more efficient by giving you quick access to the resources you use the most in your study. Here are four ways to quickly access your favorite resources: [Read more…]

Logos Tech Tip: How to Stop Hunting for Bible References

Have you ever struggled to find where the verse you’re studying is referenced in a lexicon or Bible dictionary? I know I have. Logos makes the process so much easier thanks to the Emphasize Active Reference visual filter [Read more…]

Logos Tech Tip: This Is a Time for Lament

This is a time for lament. A time to stop and mourn with those who mourn, to stop and weep with those who weep.

Lamentation is a well-attested biblical genre, an expression of anguish at the individual or communal level. From the prophets of Israel to Jesus of Nazareth, we find examples of lamentation across the pages of Scripture. We see in these deep, heartfelt cries an instinctive plea to the God who hears, the God who sees, the God who has experienced our anguish in his own body. Tragedy, destruction, grief, and pain are all around us. [Read more…]

Logos Tech Tip: What Is Pentecost?

With the Topic Guide, you can quickly gather a wealth of information on any biblical topic that interests you. Since today is the feast day of Pentecost, you can learn more about what Pentecost is all about with just a few clicks. [Read more…]

Logos Tech Tip: Find Everywhere Jesus Is Referred to as ‘the Word’

In the first chapter of the Gospel of John, the author refers to Jesus as “the Word” (ho logos). This formulation has resonances in the Hebrew Bible, Greek philosophy, and Hellenistic Jewish thought.  But does this formulation appear anywhere else in the New Testament? [Read more…]

Why I’m Using Logos to Learn Greek—and Loving It

This may come as a surprise to some, but it’s possible to finish a seminary MA and a PhD in theology and not learn Greek, and I am living proof of this.

My programs of study were specialized enough that the need never arose (and it was never required). But now that my schooling is over and I want to continue learning, I decided that the time to learn Greek has come. [Read more…]

How to Search for Theological Topics in Logos

Guest author Adam B. Shaeffer holds an MA in Spiritual Formation from Talbot School of Theology and a PhD in Theology from Durham University. He is already a big fan of Logos 8.

In a previous post, I discussed the Theology Guide and the associated resource, the Lexham Survey of Theology (LST). In this post, I’ll dive into the Lexham Systematic Theology Ontology (LSTO), which is the information structure under the hood of the LST. [Read more…]

Getting Started with the New Theology Guide

Guest writer Adam B. Shaeffer holds an MA in Spiritual Formation from Talbot School of Theology and a PhD in Theology from Durham University. He is already a big fan of Logos 8.

The Theology Guide is a powerful tool that taps into the new Lexham Survey of Theology (LST). The guide draws from the LST, but the associated ontology (which works behind the scenes like a new dataset) is where the rubber meets the road. [Read more…]