For a limited time, you can combine Dynamic Pricing with sale prices on all collections from Zondervan and Thomas Nelson! That includes some of the most important theological and biblical works out there—like Word Biblical Commentary, volumes by John MacArthur, and new classics like Bill Mounce’s three-volume Basics of Biblical Greek! With so many great choices, it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why we’ve put together the Zondervan/Thomas Nelson Product Guide—your handbook for choosing essential Zondervan and Thomas Nelson resources. Here’s today’s featured resource.
Fri, September 25, 2015 | Misc.|
With a Logos Now membership, you gain access to new and improved features, datasets, and media as soon as we make them. Instead of waiting for the next major release of Logos, get access to the latest tools and data today.
Every six weeks, we roll out new updates, features, datasets, tools, and more to Logos Now subscribers. It’s easy to get started with Logos Now—you can even get your first month free.
Here’s what’s new in Logos Now 6.6.
This summer Mobile Ed wanted to take you beyond the studio, so we sent our film crew to Israel to collaborate with some of the world’s top archaeologists in order to build a course that teaches you how to do biblical archaeology. Dr. Craig Evans led our team overseas to capture the process, tools, and theory behind the science.
Logos Mobile Ed has worked with leading professors to deliver theological education that’s accessible anywhere. But talking about biblical events and places is not the same as being there. That’s why we’re excited to announce the next step in theological training: a Mobile Ed course filmed on site in Israel.
Even if you spend time studying God’s Word in depth every day, chances are you read the Bible devotionally as well. But staying on track with your Bible reading can be challenging. One solution is to find a good Bible reading plan. There are lots out there, but every person’s goals for Bible reading are unique.
In Logos, you can create customized Bible reading plans that fit your needs, build reading plans for other books in your library, export your reading plan to your favorite desktop calendar, and easily readjust your plan if you fall behind. In this video, one of our Logos Pros walks you through the many ways you can customize your reading plans with Logos.
Many of us have a strong selection of systematic theologies in our libraries, but a paltry sampling of resources on biblical theology. That means we’re missing an opportunity to draw on scholarship that can help us understand some of the most important themes in scripture.
Robert Yarborough says that biblical theology “seeks to discover what the biblical writers, under divine guidance, believed, described, and taught in the context of their own times.” It’s a discipline that considers the progressive nature of revelation, and interprets it accordingly. There’s no small disagreement over the exact nature of biblical theology, and are perhaps as many definitions as there are practitioners. But for evangelical scholars, at least this much is certain: biblical theology offers the unique opportunity to gain a sense of the grand narrative of Scripture while diving deep into theological themes played out in specific books or across the entire canon.
I still remember walking slack-jawed into my systematic theology professor’s study. I was instantly surrounded by the faded spines of thousands of books, dodging wobbly towers of commentaries, encyclopedias, and monographs stacked floor to ceiling. There was an entire wall devoted to decades’ worth of theological journals. Still another wall of shelves housed over 100 volumes of commentaries on the book of Romans alone. As a young Bible college student, I wasn’t just impressed, I’d discovered what would become one of my life’s passions: the accumulation of books—and lots of them!
Like any specialized field, theology and biblical studies have developed their own unique vocabularies. That terminology has been refined over thousands of years—and often familiar terms are used in unique ways. For instance, although the terms “dichotomy” and “trichotomy” can be used in a variety of contexts, in theology they have a very distinct meaning—namely, they identify two major views regarding the makeup of human beings. Trichotomists say human beings are comprised of body, soul, and spirit, while dichotomists argue for a two-fold distinction: soul/spirit and body.
Everyone wants a comprehensive library, but gaps are inevitable. Maybe you’re happy with your selection of commentaries, but your apologetics section could use some love. Or perhaps you have a strong selection of systematic theologies, but haven’t yet gathered a solid lineup of biblical theologies.
Right now, you can get 60% off when you pick up select new collections to round out your library. Biblical theology, apologetics, ministry, preaching, church history—we’ve got you covered. Browse these new collections now and save!
For the new Apologetics collection, we’ve pulled together a solid lineup of resources from a diverse group of top-notch scholars. Here are 20 ways you can use the new Apologetics collection to deepen your study and defend your faith.
Thu, August 13, 2015 | Misc.|
You don’t have to spend precious hours on your day off putting together Sunday morning’s slideshow anymore. Now you can build your sermon or worship presentation as you study.
New to Logos 6, Visual Copy lets you create beautifully designed slides drawn from quotes across your Logos library. With Logos, importing your slides into your favorite presentation software is a breeze. Plus, Visual Copy makes it simple to share your slides through social media, so you can instantly show others Scriptural insights without interrupting your Bible study. In this video, one of our Logos Pros shows you how to use this tool to build stunning, professionally designed presentations.
Tue, August 11, 2015 | Misc.|
Whether you’re a minister, scholar, student, or an everyday Christian with a passion for God’s Word, you want the latest and best Bible study tools, right now.
That’s why we created Logos Now.
Every six weeks, we roll out new updates, features, datasets, tools, and more to Logos Now subscribers. It’s easy to get started—you can even get your first month free.
Here’s what’s new in Logos Now 6.5.