How to Search for Journal Articles by a Specific Author

A fellow Logos user recently emailed me an excellent question:

As I was reading a chapter in Walter Kaiser’s Classical Evangelical Essays in Old Testament Interpretation, one of the author’s (William Henry Green) made the comment that his essay was a further development on an earlier essay.  If someone has a number of the theological journal collections in their library, how does that person search the journal collections for other articles written by an author or articles written on the same topic?

The answer lies in a feature called Field Searching. The steps below show how to search for journal articles by the same author.

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Why You May Be Misreading Scripture, & What to Do about It

A few years ago, researchers discovered that our memories might not be as reliable as we think. In fact, every time you recall a memory, your brain distorts it a little. Like making a copy of a copy of a copy, you reproduce the event in your mind’s eye based on earlier versions of the memory.

You aren’t remembering the event, you’re remembering the memory.

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Abraham Kuyper’s Theology of Everyday Life

Even if you’re unfamiliar with the works of Abraham Kuyper, you might recognize his most famous quote: “There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ, who is Sovereign over all, does not cry: ‘Mine!’”

For Kuyper, this deep awareness of God’s sovereignty had vast implications for daily life. Throughout his writings, he wrestled with how to reconcile the sovereign presence of God in this beautifully created world while witnessing the fallenness and brokenness of the present. The modern church still struggles to navigate this tension between the spiritual life and the secular world. That’s why, despite being a century old, Kuyper’s theology of everyday life is still relevant today.

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See What Jesus’ Empty Tomb Would Have Looked Like

It’s easy to forget that a chasm of difference lies between our time and the people, customs, and culture of the Bible. It’s only when we take the time to understand those differences, when we reconstruct the world in which those stories took place, that those familiar biblical stories take on new life.

Suddenly, we feel as if we’re with Jesus as he preached his Sermon on the Mount. We’re there at the foot of the cross.

We step inside that tomb, only to discover that it’s empty.

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How to Do Some Spring Cleaning in Your Logos Library

Your library is an information filter that is itself the product of information filtering. You filtered out all the other books in the world to buy these books, and now, hopefully, they filter out all the information available in the world to tell you what you need to know for a given study project.

But as every HVAC professional will tell you, filters can get clogged, and they need to be checked. Your Logos library may need a spring cleaning. The analogy breaks down, of course, because I’m not going to recommend that you replace your information filters. But I am going to recommend that you do a little organizing.

Here’s how, in three steps.

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Save 30% on Select IVP Titles in April’s Publisher Spotlight

This month we’re shining the spotlight on celebrated publisher InterVarsity Press. All month long you can get great deals on some of their most popular titles, including the their Bible dictionary series and the Reformation Commentary on Scripture.

And as an added bonus, if you spend $250 on any of the titles featured in this month’s Publisher’s Spotlight, we’ll give you a $40 coupon code to use during May’s Spotlight. Check out the Publisher Spotlight page for more details.

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Was the Story of Moses Based on an Ancient Legend?

In modern stories people destined for greatness rarely start off privileged. They are dropped off at the doorstep of an orphanage or abandoned in the rain. This literary motif goes back to ancient stories, where writers use the abandoned child theme to identify a character that rises from obscurity to privileged hero status. It’s a motif found in the biblical account of Moses’ birth. But is that really the whole story?

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The Top 5 Deals on Logos.com This April

This month, there are over 50 resources included in the April monthly sale. Here are five collections that you can get for 30% off or more.

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A Handy Way to Access Your Favorite Study Bibles in Logos

A Logos user recently emailed the following scenario to me:

I use several study Bibles in my biblical research. What’s the best way to add them as a group to a custom Guide?

Excellent question! And below are the steps to accomplish what he wants.

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3 Resources That Will Give You a Fresh Look at Easter

What would it have been like to pray with Jesus in the garden? To watch as he was led to his death? To enter a tomb one early Sunday morning and find only a few discarded rags?

When you explore the culture, history, theology, and literature of the Bible, it’s like stepping into the story itself. Suddenly the image flips from black and white to high-definition. You’re reminded that Jesus lived in the real world, died a real death, and really did come back to life.

This Easter, we want to equip you to step into the biblical story and rediscover the significance of the resurrection. We’ve pulled together a selection of key resources to do just that. (And for the truly curious, you can even step into a first-century tomb.)

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