With the launch of Logos 8 come several new features that will appeal to biblical scholars. These features range from various ways to visually work the biblical text to building your own morphological queries.
Perhaps the most exciting and ambitious project of 2018 is the end-of-year release of Part 1 of the Patrologiae Cursus Completus, Series Graeca on December 26, 2018. We talked to both Rick Brannan, the profoundly-expertised-Greek-guru-resident-scholar-guy at Faithlife/Logos, and Kyle Anderson, Content Production Manager at Faithlife, about the process of getting these volumes into a searchable format previously unrealized (his actual title is Information Architect and Team Manager, Content Innovation). There is a fascinating story here concerning the intersection of ancient texts with the Internet, and the importance of making significant works both utilitarian and delightful to end users. [Read more…]
by Jacob Cerone
Getting Acquainted with the Subject
Translation is no easy task. It requires extensive knowledge, not just of the source and target languages, but also of the topic under discussion in the text at hand. Without proficiency in the target language—usually the translator’s mother tongue—comical translations can result. [Read more…]
Here at the Academic Blog we are gearing up for Christmas, and there’s no better way for us to do that than by letting you know of some great Christmas sales happening at Logos.
Been eyeing that commentary set for a few months now since using it in your research and loving it? This is a good chance to save up to 90%.
There are some big savings to be had here, so don’t miss out on this chance to bolster your research library during the Christmas season.
A good biblical scholar is one who approaches the text with a genuine openness to being corrected by it. [Read more…]
The intent of this short post is simply to point you faithful (and new) readers of the Academic Blog to a very helpful resource, if you are considering upgrading to Logos 8. [Read more…]
You may or may not have seen the flurry on social media regarding the release of Logos 8 today. My point in this post is simply to make you aware of the resources you need to make the most informed decision possible. [Read more…]
What do you think is the most important question you might have if you were about to begin a rigorous MA in biblical studies at Oxford? Would it concern your reading list of primary and secondary sources? Would it be more practical, as in which part of Oxford to live? [Read more…]
A good biblical scholar realizes that others are smarter than he is. [Read more…]