Daily Gleanings (2 May 2019)

I recently did a blog post series on expanding your research materials. In this same vein, Mark Hoffman discusses the “Library Extension” for Chrome and Firefox. As Mark summarizes, Once you add the extension in either of the those browsers, an icon appears in the toolbar. Click it on to select your available public library […]

Free and Trial Biblical Studies Tools

Mark Hoffman has updated his previous list of “free Bible software and trial versions” to include some of the more recent additions in the space, as well as a number of online resources. For further discussion, see also Trial versions of Biblical Studies software, Logos 7 academic basic, and Logos 7 Basic for free.

Trial versions of Biblical Studies software

Software that supports biblical and theological scholarship can be pricey, and shifting from one platform to another or working with multiple ones can be even more so. In that context, “try before you buy” is a helpful principle, and Mark Hoffman has helpfully collected links to trial versions for several of the major options.  Subsequent […]

STEP Beta

Tyndale House recently announced the beta release of their Scripture Tools for Every Person (STEP) project, headed by David Instone-Brewer. The resource includes a nice selection of original-language texts—apparently including some, like the Samaritan Pentateuch, not yet listed in the documentation. Later this year, the Tyndale House edition of the Greek New Testament should also […]

On the Web (January 18, 2013)

On the web: Mark Hoffman notes that Google Maps’ street view now includes several additional locations of significance around Israel. Charles Jones identifies several publicly accessible dissertations from the University of Pennsylvania. Dirk Jongkind reflects on Acts 17:3 in connection with the two latest Nestle-Aland texts.