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Accordance Aramaic Bible Dead Sea Scrolls Greek Hebrew Latin Tech

Comparing OT Texts in Accordance

After saving a workspace, you can launch it with just a couple clicks. This is one of my favorite features in Accordance. As I show below, it only takes a minute to set up, and a second or two to launch. I regularly use this feature to quickly see several ancient versions of the Old […]

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Aramaic Bible Dead Sea Scrolls Greek Hebrew Latin

Bible Odyssey: What is the Oldest Bible?

I wrote an article for Bible Odyssey answering this question. Bible Odyssey is an online initiative of SBL intended to communicate the results of scholarship to a popular audience. The article is a response to several user questions related to the issue of “oldest Bible.” I tried to explain that the answer depends on what […]

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Accordance Tech

Accordance Lite & Logos Basic

I highly recommend Accordance Bible Software. The company prioritizes the development of original language resources and works hard to produce quality, reliable software the first time. I no longer recommend Logos Bible Software. I loved it for years, was frustrated with it for years, and finally sold all of it I could. Logos has some […]

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Greek HLS

Beginning of Year Four at HLS

We are about two weeks into the 2016-17 school year, and it’s off to a great start. Major highlight of the new year: I have 20 students coming to my 7am Greek 3, NT Readings elective. The first year I taught at HLS I set a goal of having 20 in Greek 3, so when the 20th […]

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HLS Latin

Robert Henle on Learning to Read Latin

I’m teaching an elementary Latin class this year using the classic first year Henle book. Early in the grammar he offers some fantastic advice concerning how one can learn to read Latin with understanding — advice I wish I would have followed when at the beginning stages of learning Greek and Hebrew. Now here is […]

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Bible Greek PhD Productivity

Loeb Online LibGuide

Boyce Library posted a LibGuide I created showing how to use the online Loeb Classical Library. The guide provides step-by-step instructions, via screenshots, for how to do the following: Access the full contents of the online Loeb Classical Library as an SBTS student Make and save highlights and notes Find Loeb volumes important for biblical studies Cite […]