Get Dozens of Eerdmans Resources at the Best Prices

Logos’ Pre-Publication program gets the titles you want into Logos, while also giving you the best discounts on those resources. Currently, there are dozens of valuable Bible reference works from Eerdmans available on Pre-Pub. You can get up to 34% off works on hermeneutics, biblical studies, preaching, history, philosophy, theology, and more.

Here are some great Eerdmans resources currently on Pre-Pub that you won’t want to miss:

eerdmans-lesslie-newbigin-collectionEerdmans Lesslie Newbigin Collection (8 vols.)

Explore pertinent topics in missions, discipleship, and church structure with these select works from renowned missiologist Lesslie Newbigin. A prolific author and long-time missionary, Newbigin’s works laid the foundations of the missional church movement. The collection includes the popular The Gospel in a Pluralist Society, which provides a brilliant analysis of contemporary culture and suggests how Christians can more confidently affirm their faith in such a context.

eerdmans-ben-witherington-biblical-theology-collectionEerdmans Ben Witherington Biblical Theology Collection (6 vols.)

Join leading New Testament scholar Ben Witherington as he examines major themes in New Testament practical and biblical theology. Examine how the Bible treats aspects of everyday life in The Rest of Life: Rest, Play, Eating, Studying, Sex from a Kingdom Perspective. Gain a better understanding of the kingdom of God with Imminent Domain: The Story of the Kingdom of God and Its Celebration.

pentecostal-manifestos-seriesPentecostal Manifestos Series (6 vols.)

The Pentecostal Manifestos Series presents six volumes of theologically robust resources from Christianity’s fastest-growing movement. You’ll find surveys of Pentecostal contributions to Christian philosophy, thorough treatments of the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, analysis of how science interacts with Pentecostal theology, and substantive biblical studies on Trinitarian doctrine.

eerdmans-miroslav-volf-collectionEerdmans Miroslav Volf Collection (6 vols.)

One of the most influential theologians alive today, Yale professor Miroslav Volf is often referred to as “theologian of the bridge,” due to his contributions to interfaith dialogue. The works in this collection explore topics such as Christian living; the intersection of faith, politics, and business; and the ways in which faith functions in a globalized, postmodern society.

jewish-origins-of-christianity-collectionJewish Origins of Christianity Collection (2 vols.)

Study and appreciate Christianity’s rich Hebrew heritage with the help of distinguished Christian scholar of Judaism Marvin R. Wilson. In Our Father Abraham, Wilson offers an informed theological guide to the Jewish foundations of the Christian faith. Exploring Our Hebraic Heritage illuminates theological, spiritual, and ethical themes of the Hebrew Scriptures that directly affect Christian understanding and experience.

eerdmans-bible-reference-bundle-2Eerdmans Bible Reference Bundle 2

You can get all the resources above, plus many more, at an even greater discount! This 233-volume bundle is packed with the quality scholarship Eerdmans is known for, featuring the work of today’s premier Bible scholars, theologians, philosophers, and church historians.

In addition to the above collections, you’ll get the 23-volume Eerdmans Reformed Thought and History Collection, the 16-volume Eerdmans Biblical Studies Upgrade, the 25-volume Eerdmans Lutheran Thought and History Collection, the four-volume Eerdmans Philosophical Theology Collection, and much more.

Pre-order yours today!

God with Us: The Birth of a Savior

Matthew 1:23One of the most fascinating developments to follow through the Bible’s storyline is the concept of God dwelling with his people. God, the creator of all that exists, gradually reveals his desire to be present and active with those who belong to him. Tracing this progressive revelation is cause for great worship and wondrous hope.

After God rescued the Israelites from Egypt, God commanded them to make him “a sanctuary, that I may dwell in their midst” (Exod. 25:8). God had given the Israelites new hope and identity by rescuing them from the Egyptians. Now, he revealed his intention to have his presence continually with them. Through both this “tabernacle” and the temple that followed, God lived among his people. How incredible it must have felt to have the Lord of all creation make his home with them!

Yet the tabernacle and temple were only a glimpse of God’s ultimate plan to draw near to his people. Isaiah prophesied about a coming “Emmanuel” (Isa. 7:14), a name which means “God with us.” In Jesus, God entered into his creation in a very tangible way. That the temple system allowed for the high priest to enter into God’s presence was astounding, but Jesus made God’s presence readily available to all. He did this in two ways.

First, Jesus revealed the character of God. He demonstrated the love, mercy, righteousness, and holiness of God in ways that we could easily see and understand. Following God was no longer merely about obeying commands, but about following the one who lived them out perfectly.

Second, Jesus made a way for sinners to come into God’s presence by providing a “once and for all,” perfect sacrifice for sin. The writer of Hebrews tells us that Christians “have confidence to enter the holy places by the blood of Jesus” (Heb. 10:19). Through Jesus’ death and resurrection, God both dwelt with us and provided a way for us to dwell with him.

With the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, we get another example of God’s desire to dwell with his people. Through the Holy Spirit, God intends to be ever present and active with his people, both as individuals and as the church (1 Cor. 6:19, 1 Cor. 3:16). In words only fully grasped with an understanding of the Israelite temple system, Paul asks the Corinthian church, “Do you not know that you are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in you?” Just as God’s presence dwelt in the inner sanctuary of the physical temple, so now his presence dwells with his church and with individual believers.

Yet the final piece in God’s plan to dwell with his people is still yet to come. In John’s vision of the new creation, he sees “the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God” (Rev. 21:2). John then hears “a loud voice from the throne saying, ‘Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God’” (Rev. 21:3). As we’ve seen time and again, God enters into our world, moves into our neighborhood. This passage does not read, “. . . the dwelling place of man is with God,” but rather “. . . the dwelling place of God is with man.” God enters into our world, our realm, our lives. He is the great initiator. And apart from his continual movement towards us, we are hopeless.

What a joy that our hope is not in “us with God,” but in “God with us.” Emmanuel.

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Continue exploring the Christmas story with limited-time Christmas collections, and find ways to enrich your holiday season with Scripture during the Logos Christmas sale.

Get Christmas Savings for Your Tradition

logos-christmas-sale-2014-bannerEach of our tradition-specific tracks is currently hosting a Christmas sale with deals on a total of 69 titles or collections. Within these six different sales, you’ll find notable resources like the rarely discounted 55-volume Luther’s Works, R.C. Sproul’s Everyone’s a Theologian, the 13-volume Holman Reference Collection, and the three-volume Randy Clack and Bill Johnson Collection.

Plus, each sale (except SDA) has an added bonus deal: you can get an additional 5–10% off a select product if you purchase it with one or more products in the sale. Taking advantage of this special bonus deal allows you to add an excellent resource to your library at one of the best prices we can offer.

Learn more about these special deals below, along with other sale highlights:

christmas-sale-logos-reformedReformed Christmas sale

Save on R.C. Sproul’s systematic theology Everyone’s a Theologian, the three-volume Select Expositions of Martyn Lloyd-Jones, the three-volume The Lives of the Puritans, and many other titles.

Special deal:

The 33-volume Westminster Bible Companion Series is on sale for $279.95 (regularly $399.95). But when you get the series with one other Reformed Christmas sale product, you’ll get 5% off the already-discounted series. And if you purchase the series with two or more sale products, you’ll get 10% off the already-discounted WBC series, giving you savings of over $147.00!

christmas-sale-logos-baptistBaptist Christmas sale

Pick up Charles Spurgeon’s The Pastor in Prayer, the two-volume Baptist Encyclopaedia, Augustus H. Strong’s three-volume Systematic Theology, and many others.

Special deal:

The 13-volume Holman Reference Collection is on sale for $159.95 (regularly $239.95). But if you purchase the collection with one other Baptist Christmas sale product, you’ll get 5% off the already-discounted collection. And if you purchase the collection with two or more sale products, you’ll get 10% off the already-discounted collection, giving you savings of over $95.00!

christmas-sale-logos-lutheranLutheran Christmas sale

Save $30.00 on the rarely-discounted 55-volume Luther’s Works. You can also pick up the 11-volume Fortress Press Luther Studies Collection, Adolf Schlatter’s two-volume New Testament Theology, the biography Martin Luther: A Life, and many other works.

Special deal:

The 29-volume Select Studies in Martin Luther’s Life and Influence is on sale for $386.95 (regularly $462.95). But if you purchase this collection with one other Lutheran Christmas sale product, you’ll get 5% off the already-discounted collection. And if you purchase the collection with two or more sale products, you’ll get 10% off the already-discounted collection, giving you savings of over $113.00!

christmas-sale-logos-charismaticCharismatic Christmas sale

Get great deals on Gordon Fee’s God’s Empowering Presence: The Holy Spirit in the Letters of Paul, the three-volume Randy Clark and Bill Johnson Collection, the three-volume Cindy Jacobs Collection, and many other resources.

Special deal:

The 15-volume C. Peter Wagner Collection is on sale for $119.95 (regularly $153.95). But if you purchase the collection with one other Charismatic Christmas sale item, you’ll get 5% off the already-discounted collection. And if you purchase the collection with two or more sale items, you’ll get 10% off the already-discounted collection, giving you savings of over $45.00!

christmas-sale-logos-orthodoxOrthodox Christmas sale

Pick up the five-volume Greek Fathers for English Readers, the two-volume Fathers of the Desert, the three-volume Formation of Christian Theology, and many other titles.

Special deal:

The 11-volume Collected Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky is on sale for $155.95 (regularly $189.95). But if you purchase the collection with one other Orthodox Christmas sale item, you’ll get 5% off the already-discounted collection. And if you purchase the Collected Works of Fyodor Dostoevsky with two or more sale items, you’ll get 10% off the already-discounted collection, giving you savings of $49.00!

christmas-sale-logos-sdaSDA Christmas sale

Save on the eight-volume Seventh-day Adventist Church Manual, Norman R. Gulley’s three-volume Systematic Theology, the 24-volume 1919 Bible Conference Collection, and many other works.

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These six sales end Friday, December 26 at 5 p.m. (PST). Take advantage of them before they’re gone!

Find Your Perfect Logos 6 Library

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Logos 6 is here, and finding the right base package has never been easier. While the standard track of base packages contains resources with broad appeal, we realize that some of the most valuable resources are those that speak to your individual tradition. Because of this, we’ve worked hard to create several different families of base packages for Logos 6.

Our base-package families now include Anglican, Reformed, Baptist, Lutheran, SDA, and Pentecostal and Charismatic. They combine Logos 6’s powerful study tools and Interactive Media with hundreds (or thousands!) of resources to help you not only study the Bible, but also your own Christian history and theology.

Even if you already own a standard Logos 6 base package, supplementing it with one or more of these new base packages is a great way to add valuable resources to your library at a phenomenal price.

Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll get in each base-package family:

Logos 6 Anglican

logos-6-anglican-platinumTop resources in Logos 6 Anglican that you won’t find in the standard track include N.T. Wright’s four-volume Christian Origins and the Question of God Series (Bronze and higher), the 17-volume Book of Common Prayer Collection (Gold and higher), and the 11-volume SPCK Alister McGrath Collection (Platinum and higher). You’ll also find many resources new to Logos 6 Anglican, like the three-volume Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament and the three-volume Lectionary Commentary (both Bronze and higher).

Logos 6 Baptist

logos-6-baptist-diamondLogos 6 Baptist comes with top resources like the 41-volume New American Commentary Series (Silver and higher), the 15-volume A.T. Robertson Collection (Silver and higher), and the 13-volume B&H Pastoral Ministry Collection (Platinum and higher). Resources new to Logos 6 Baptist include the 20-volume IVP New Testament Commentary Series (Gold and higher) and the 19-volume Works of John Gill (Platinum and higher).
 

Logos 6 Lutheran

logos-6-lutheran-platinumWith Logos 6 Lutheran, you’ll get top resources not found in the standard track, like the four-volume Lutheran History Collection (Bronze and higher), the 16-volume Works of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (Silver and higher), and the 29-volume Select Studies in Martin Luther’s Life and Influence (Gold and higher). Key resources new to Logos 6 Lutheran include the seven-volume H.C. Leupold Commentary Collection (Bronze and higher) and the five-volume Encyclopedia of Christianity (only in Platinum).

Logos 6 Pentecostal & Charismatic

logos-6-pentecostal-charismtaic-silverKey resources in Logos 6 Pentecostal & Charismatic that you won’t find in the standard track include the 24-volume Oswald Chambers Collection, the 36-volume Andrew Murray Collection (Bronze and higher), and the 62-volume David Guzik’s Commentaries on the Bible (only in Silver). You’ll also find resources new to Logos 6 Pentecostal & Charismatic, like the 20-volume IVP New Testament Commentary Series and the Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics (both only in Silver).

Logos 6 Reformed

logos-6-reformed-portfolioWith the Logos 6 Reformed track, you’ll get top resources like the 14-volume Barth’s Church Dogmatics (Gold and higher), the 11-volume A.A. Hodge Collection (Gold and higher), Herman Bavinck’s four-volume Reformed Dogmatics (Platinum and higher), and Richard Muller’s four-volume Post-Reformation Reformed Dogmatics. You’ll also get resources new to Logos 6 Reformed, like the 15-volume Pillar New Testament Commentary series (Gold and higher) and the 19-volume Continental Commentary Series (only in Portfolio).

Logos 6 SDA

logos-6-sda-silverLogos 6 SDA comes with key resources like 51 volumes of church ministry research and resources by Monte Sahlin, the 402-volume Ellen G. White’s Lifeworks Collection (Bronze and higher), and the three-volume Lexham High Definition New Testament (Bronze and higher). Top resources never before found in SDA base packages include the 20-volume IVP New Testament Commentary Series (Bronze and Silver) and the 27-volume Warren Wiersbe’s Old Testament “Be” Series (Bronze and Silver).

The Logos 6 family of base packages enhances your study with relevant and valuable resources to complement Logos 6’s smart study tools and Interactive Media. Additionally, when you purchase a base package, you get these resources at a deeply discounted price.

Whether you’re just getting started with Logos or you’re looking for a great way to add more books to your library, you can find the tools and library best suited for you with the Logos 6 family of base packages.

Pick the library that’s right for you today at Logos.com/BasePackages.

Or, give us a call on our Upgrade Express line at 888-875-9491—we’ll help you create your perfect library!

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Logos 5

Logos 5Logos 5 is more than a library. It’s a set of unique tools that allow you to study the Bible in ways you never dreamed of.

To get a behind-the-scenes look at the origins of some of Logos 5’s features, we asked Sean Boisen, director of content innovation, and Ryan, software developer, to talk about the work their teams do.

Boisen explains,

“We try to imagine the things that don’t exist in print that would enrich Bible study. The question for us is, What is there that we can put together that didn’t start life as a book and doesn’t necessarily make sense as a book? And the example I always give people is telephone directories. When was the last time you picked up a paper telephone directory to look up somebody’s phone number? You don’t. Not because there’s not enough to go around—someone still drops them off at our house at least twice a year. But I don’t ever read those because that’s a lousy way to look up somebody’s phone number. You don’t want to read it; it’s a reference book. You want to find the one thing you’re looking for in this large body of material. And so in part, for us, it’s thinking about what are the other kinds of phone books, if you will, that Logos users need.”

Just as cell phones and the Internet have given us easier ways to find exact contact information, Boisen and his team are working to provide ways for people to find exactly what they need in the biblical text.

“We have long had the Biblical People feature, [which] ties together people in the biblical text. For many people, this is a challenge, because it’s not organized like a textbook. It’s just a bunch of different stories, written by different people in different circumstances. And so it’s often hard, I think, for people to find the thread that goes through the story and make more sense out of it. Because it’s not our time, it’s not our culture.

“The best comparison I’ve heard is that it’s a lot like reading The Lord of the Rings. There are all these people you’ve never heard of, they’re traveling around this land you don’t know anything about, and they’re bumping up against all these strange circumstances. And I think there are a lot of people reading the Bible like that. There’s just all this weird stuff, and so how do we help them make sense of it all?”

Boisen and his team work to create tools that help overcome the difficulties we all face in seeing the connections throughout Scripture. One of the results of their work is the consolidated Bible Facts tool in Logos 5.

Ryan explains,

“Having a lot of information about people, places, and things in the Bible is great. We decided that it would be even greater to combine that information in one area so that it’s easy to navigate to everything related to your area of interest at once. Combining three tools into one also allowed us to easily integrate a fourth type of data. Now, when you open Bible Facts, you get immediate access to People, Places, Things, and (now) Events.”

Have you ever wished you could quickly access information and resources on every person, place, thing, and event in the Bible? With Logos 5’s Bible Facts tool, you’ll get more than just definitions. You’ll get key passages, illustrations and photos, and relevant articles. You’ll be able to view any person’s family tree, see their roles in biblical events, and discover relationships you never knew about.

Find the answers you need with the Bible Facts tool. Get a custom discount on Logos 5 today!