Why Blog in 2021?

In May of 2021, this site will be ten years old, and I intend to keep it going. Why would someone choose to blog in 2021? It is now way cooler to have a podcast or YouTube channel. My answer has two parts but is simple. First, I blog because I enjoy writing — especially…

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Back to the Mac

For the past five years, I have used an iPad Pro as my primary computer. This weekend, I traded in my 12.9” iPad Pro (2018) for an M1 MacBook Air. In this post, I want to explain why. When my son heard I planned to trade in my iPad he was horrified, and as I…

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The Draw to Dostoevsky

It’s Crime and Punishment part two, chapter five tonight. I’m struck by how much of the story can be glimpsed in this one chapter. We meet Petr Petrovich, a true antagonist, and he immediately shows his character. He wants to marry Raskolnivok’s sister, and he wants to put his elightened mind on display in this…

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Logos 9

Faithlife is releasing Logos 9 today, and in this post I will highlight a few of the new features and resources I find most significant: Dark mode for the desktop apps Improved guide aesthetics and functionality for the desktop apps Factbook on mobile New Lexham Reference Lexicons for the Hebrew Bible, Aramaic portions of the…

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NIC in Accordance – Three Posts

This weekend I finished the third and final post on the New International Commentary (45 vols.) in Accordance Bible Software. The goal was to demonstrate both the high quality content of the commentary and how Accordance is a fanstastic platform on which to access the work. In the first post, NICNT in Accordance Bible Software,…

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