One of the draws of Accordance Bible Software is its graphics tools. Not only does it render existing graphic resources well (Sacred Bridge, for example), but it has its own growing suite of resources: its PhotoGuide, Bible Times PhotoMuseum, and now its newly released Picture the New Testament: A PhotoCommentary of the New Testament. While you can … Continue reading Accordance’s Picture the NT: A PhotoCommentary of the New Testament
The last two years have seen the appearance of two significant resources for Septuagint reading: the recently released reader’s Septuagint and Karen Jobes’s Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader (Kregel, 2016). I reviewed Jobes’s volume here when it came out. Today Accordance Bible Software has released its edition. A couple of quick notes: (1) … Continue reading Now Available in Accordance: Discovering the Septuagint: A Guided Reader (Jobes)
I’ve been an Accordance user since 2012 and Webinar instructor since 2015. Right now Accordance is looking to hire for two positions: Senior Marketing Manager User Interface Designer Read their announcement here, and spread the word.
This week Accordance Bible Software has released a massive 68-volume bundle from Westminster John Knox Press: the Old Testament Library and New Testament Library. The whole bundle, which is also available in component parts, includes a full set of 31 Old Testament commentaries, a series of 15 New Testament commentaries, and topical monographs for both … Continue reading OT and NT Library from Westminster John Knox, Now in Accordance
One of the most promising new commentary projects continues to add new volumes: the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series, covering both Old and New Testament books. Accordance Bible Software has a huge sale on the OT and NT volumes, both as collections and individual volumes. Check out the details here. Want to read more about … Continue reading Zondervan Exegetical Commentary (OT, NT): Big Accordance Sale
Tomorrow I am leading a brand new Accordance Bible Software webinar: Studying the Septuagint with Accordance. The session will cover as many of these topics as we’ll have time for in an hour: • Septuagint resources in Accordance • Setting up an LXX and Greek NT Workspace • The New Testament’s use of the … Continue reading Brand New Accordance Webinar I’m Leading Tomorrow on the Septuagint
I’ve recorded a 12-minute screencast on how to read a book in Accordance Bible Software. I highlight four features: Hyperlinks, hyperlinks, hyperlinks! The expandable/collapsible Table of Contents sidebar Search Fields to better focus your search Advanced: Amplify/Research to get from the book you’re reading to the rest of your library You’ll never read or study … Continue reading How to Read a Book in Accordance (Screencast)
Bruce Waltke’s nearly 500-page commentary on Micah (Eerdmans, 2007) is the best treatment of Micah I know of. It might even be the best commentary on any prophet, and ranks right up there with R.T. France’s Mark commentary. Waltke’s Micah, however, is even more technical and examines just about every textual issue you could … Continue reading Bruce Waltke’s Epic Micah Commentary, Now in Accordance
From David Lang at the Accordance blog: Pssssttt! I’m going to let you in on a little secret. We’ve been hard at work on Accordance 12, a major upgrade to the Accordance application with a host of new features you’ll soon be wondering how you ever got along without. We’re not ready to tell … Continue reading Accordance 12 is Coming….
This week Accordance Bible Software has put their five-volume Ancient Christian Doctrine (IVP) on sale for $129 (normally $199). Ancient Christian Doctrine is a full-blown compendium of early church commentary on the Nicene Creed. I write more about the resource here. If you’re teaching or preaching on the Creed, this is possibly the best … Continue reading IVP’s 5-Volume Ancient Christian Doctrine in Accordance, On Sale this Week