Recently I joined a tour of the British Museum in which we viewed exhibits connected to events in the Bible. Since the British Museum can be overwhelming, I welcomed some guidance.1 As we moved through various items, from Jehu to Paul, I found myself drawn to one particular piece.
Words by Mike Aubrey. Photographs by Tavis Bohlinger
Brill’s Dictionary of Ancient Greek is finally here for Logos. Or, at least, it’s finally available for pre-order. Many of us Greek language geeks have been rather eagerly waiting for its digital appearance on Logos, though perhaps other Logos users might be wondering what Brill’s GE (the editors’ preferred abbreviation) can contribute to their libraries. Here are some questions that you be asking yourself already:[Read more…]
You’re an academic. You spend the best hours of your day immersed in ancient texts, modern (and classic) commentaries, and prolific note-taking. And you need help.[Read more…]
Poetry. A dance of words across a page. A stance of rebellion against the constrictions of prose. But that is not to say that poetry is without rules.[Read more…]
What is the draw, exactly, to owning the Loeb series? They present well in a bookcase, but unless you use them, they are no more than art. But thousands of us purchase Loeb volumes year after year, amassing our own personal libraries of texts whose authors are long dead. Why? [Read more…]
by Jacob Cerone
While digital resources can certainly be read from “cover to cover”—and should be—one of the things that I have found most exciting about Logos Bible Software as a digital library platform is the way it has reimagined what we can do with books and the way we approach their contents. [Read more…]
Let’s talk about an essential tool for deep study of Scripture: morph searches. [Read more…]
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…]