Daily Gleanings (22 April 2019)

Recently, I’ve worked through part of Augustine’s Enarrations [Expositions] on the Psalms. There’s much that’s of interest in this work in terms of Augustine’s theological exegesis. But one of the minor features that repeatedly struck me was Augustine’s repeated discussion of “reins.” In this reading, I used the English version from the Nicene and Post-Nicene […]

Expanding Your Research Materials, Part 3

The past couple weeks, we’ve focused on expanding your research materials by using libraries. This might take the form of using libraries that are simply near you or where you might be able to use ILL. Or, if you’re at a school, you might be able to use that school’s library better, including its ebook […]

Typing Biblical Languages in Unicode

If you’re writing in biblical studies, you need to be able to type biblical languages. Transliteration might work in some cases, but you can’t and shouldn’t always bank on being able to use transliterations when you write. Image by Paul Zoetemeijer Where We Were, Where We Are, and Why Unicode Is Important In years gone […]

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.