Presence at a Distance at theLAB

The Logos Academic Blog has reposted there my essay from January’s issue of Didaktikos on presence in online education. Received wisdom says that presence is harder to achieve online. Physically, this is hardly disputable … but there also seems to be quite a bit more to the question than is often brought out. For the full essay, […]

Syntax Search Tutorial for Logos

Logos Bible Software appears to have started releasing an updated set of tutorials about syntax searching. For the first installment, see SoundFaith. For the prior series from 2015, see YouTube. For related discussion, see also Searching Highlights in Logos and Why Searching Shouldn’t Replace Reading.

Speeding up Logos on Windows

Recent updates to Logos Bible Software for Windows have included an additional feature to speed up the platform’s load time. Users with hard disk (rather than solid-state) drives will notice the biggest improvements. For the present, the feature requires a manual action after each software update, but there are plans to roll this action into […]

Anchor Bible Discounts from Logos

This month, three Anchor Bible volumes are free or deeply discounted from Logos Bible software: Joseph Fitzmyer, Romans (free) Francis Andersen, Habakkuk ($1.99) Louis Martyn, Galatians ($2.99) The Anchor Bible series is itself also on sale for 50% off. For those interested in purchasing the series, it seems the recommended method is to take advantage of the individual volume discounts […]

Logos Cloud Basic

To the standard and academic basic editions, Logos Bible Software has now added free access to “Cloud Basic.” Cloud Basic can be accessed via app.logos.com and run entirely inside a web browser. At this point, it looks like markup still doesn’t yet sync into the web app or into the desktop or mobile apps from the […]

Garland, “Mark”

The free book of the month from Logos Bible Software is David Garland’s commentary on Mark in the NIV Application Commentary series. The NIVAC series takes as its point of departure the observation that most Bible commentaries take us on a one-way trip from the twentieth century to the first century. But they leave us […]