How to Locate Where Jesus Speaks a Specific Word

 

A Logos user contacted me with the following scenario:

I’m studying Matthew 4:17 where Jesus says “the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” How can I locate other verses where Jesus is speaking about the kingdom?

One answer to the question is to create an intersection search looking for verses containing a specific Greek lemma within reported speech in which Jesus is the speaker.

Wow! That’s a mouthful; so let’s break it down: [Read more…]

Look. Listen. Receive. C.S. Lewis on Reading.

It’s C.S. Lewis week here at Faithlife! We’re celebrating the scholar’s life and writings, and with that, discounting the 30-volume C.S. Lewis Collection for one week only.

This is a post from Adam B. Shaeffer, PhD, Durham University, contemplating Lewis’ An Experiment in Criticism. 

I love C.S. Lewis. I have read and reread his works more times than I can count. Whenever someone asks me which of his books is my favorite, I point to one that often garners puzzled looks: An Experiment in Criticism. [Read more…]

9 Shareable C.S. Lewis Quotes

Lewis is far and away the most searched author on Logos.com, and for a limited time, his collected works are 30% off in Logos.

Having these books in Logos is like studying the Bible (or Church history, theology, etc.) with a Lewis scholar sitting nearby to say, “Oh, there’s a great C.S. Lewis quote on that.” When you search your library for thoughts on humility, grief, courage, and more, you’ll find inspiration from one of the twentieth century’s most cherished theologians. [Read more…]

Save Up to 50% on Logos Library Bundles

Have some weak spots in your library? For a limited time, expand and deepen your Logos library while saving 20–50% in the process. [Read more…]

Four Lesser-Known Works in the C.S. Lewis Collection

For a short time, the 30-volume C.S. Lewis collection is 30% off in Logos

The collection contains many of his most popular works, but it also includes some lesser-known titles and compilations that reveal corners of his writing career many may not be purvey to. [Read more…]

Major Sales Happening Now at Logos: A Guide

Logos puts resources on sale every month, but some months are better than others.

This is one of those months.

We’re offering a rare discount on the 30-vol. C.S. Lewis Collection, running a library expansion opportunity, and giving away a Walter Kaiser Jr. book—all on top of other sales.

Here’s a guide to all the goodies.

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Did Jesus Have Female Apostles?

Paul’s final greetings to the Roman Church seem typical. We might just skim over the list of names without a second thought. But one name within that list has become the focus of controversy and heated debate:

Greet Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen and my fellow prisoners. They are well known among the apostles, and they were in Christ before me. (Rom 16:7) [Read more…]

Two Weeks Only: Save 30% on 30 C.S. Lewis Books

Few—if any—modern authors have had as much impact on Christianity as C.S. Lewis. His writing, encompassing everything from carefully argued treatises to satire and children’s fantasy, reflects his imaginative take on the Christian faith.

And now, The C.S. Lewis Collection (30 vols.) is 30% off for a limited time. In this collection, you’ll find 30 of Lewis’ most popular works, such as: [Read more…]

How to Create Collections Based on Publication Date

A Logos user recently emailed me several questions related to searching journals. One of his questions, in essence, was this:

Is there a way to create a collection of journals based on publication date so that I can focus on recent scholarship? [Read more…]

Is Beauty Really in the Eye of the Beholder?

We often think of beauty as a matter of taste. A concerto that moves one person to tears may put another to sleep. But what if beauty isn’t in the eye of the beholder? What if it’s rooted in the very nature and being of God? [Read more…]