New Releases November 2013
Nov 29, 2013 Accordance Bible Software

New Releases November 2013

Our module developers have been firing on all cylinders to create a wide variety of exciting Bible study tools for Accordance users! We just released another batch of modules at the ETS and SBL conferences that you won't want to miss. These new releases include long-anticipated titles like the Anchor Yale Bible - NT commentary, scholarly resources like the Charlesworth Pseudepigrapha, and graphic-rich tools like the Churches and Monasteries in Israel photo collection. Read on for an overview of all the new modules!

 

The Anchor Yale Bible Commentary - NT

Anchor NT Cor The Anchor Yale Bible commentary is a project of international and interfaith scope in which Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish scholars from all over the world contributed individual volumes. The project is not sponsored by any ecclesiastical organization and is not intended to reflect any particular theological doctrine.

The Anchor Yale Bible is committed to producing commentaries in the tradition established half a century ago by the founders of the series, William Foxwell Albright and David Noel Freedman. It aims to present the best contemporary scholarship in a way that is accessible not only to scholars but also to the educated non-specialist. Its approach is grounded in exact translation of the ancient languages and an appreciation of the historical and cultural context in which the biblical books were written supplemented by insights from modern methods, such as sociological and literary criticism.

This commentary set covers the entire New Testament in 26 volumes with an additional second edition of First Corinthians.

Print Price: $1,279.00
Our Price: $599.99

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Bible Times PhotoMuseum (Preorder)

PhotoMuseum_120 The Accordance Bible Times PhotoMuseum is designed to illustrate the people of the Bible, the buildings they constructed, the art they created, and the objects they used. This unique guide includes beautiful high-resolution images of ancient objects and explains how they shed light on the world of the Bible. It is arranged like a typical Bible dictionary, but it is unique in that it begins with the artifacts themselves. Most Bible dictionaries offer a general treatment of a subject and then illustrate it with an image or two. The PhotoMuseum, on the other hand, treats each subject by exploring the actual archaeological finds which inform our knowledge of that subject. In other words, it lets you look at the actual clues so you can better understand how they help unravel the mystery of the biblical world.

This exciting module is now available for preorder, and will be released in time for Christmas. The Bible Times PhotoMuseum is a wonderful gift idea for friends and family members who love to study the Bible!

Roman Caliga

Examples of caliga (sandal and boot) worn by Roman soldiers

Regular Price: $59.99
Sale Price: $47.99 through January 3, 2014

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Old Testament Pseudepigrapha (Charlesworth)


Pseudepigrapha 2 vol The writers of the Bible drew from ancient literary sources for much of their work. Some of these sources may be lost forever, but many have recently come to light. Known as the Pseudepigrapha, they are made available here in two volumes. Volume 1 covers Apocalyptic Literature and Testaments, and Volume 2 includes expansions of the "Old Testament" and legends, wisdom and philosophical literature, prayers, psalms and odes, and fragments of lost Judeo-Hellenistic works. Together, both volumes of The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha present literature that sheds light on the ongoing development of Judaism and the roots of Christianity. Using the very latest techniques in biblical scholarship, this international team of recognized scholars has put together a monumental work that will enhance the study of Western religious heritage for years to come.

The Accordance edition presents the complete contents of this work in nine modules. The main text covers both volumes, and leaves out only alternative versions of a few texts derived from additional sources. These alternative versions are available in parallel text modules. Each text is accompanied by a Notes module which includes all the introductory material and extensive annotations to the text, and another module with cross-references.

Price: $119.99

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Churches and Monasteries in Israel

Churches Israel Hundreds of churches are spread across the width and length of Israel. Most of them are built on a historic tradition linking their location to the life of Jesus and those who continued his path. Some are easily identified from a distance thanks to their handsome bell towers and spectacular domes. Others are hidden on side streets or are far outside communities.

Churches and Monasteries in Israel invites the reader on a visual journey to the remarkable stones that compose the mosaic that is the Christian experience in Israel. This magnificent photo collection includes hundreds of high resolution images that cover more than 50 churches/monasteries in Israel. For each church, researcher and cultural journalist, David Rapp, describes the history, art, and architecture, while Hanan Isachar presents beautiful photographs that show the aesthetic and spiritual aspects of the building and the people assembled there.

Regular Price: $49.99
Sale Price: $39.99 through January 3, 2014

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Masora Thesaurus

This unique module presents the Masoretic comments appearing in Codex Leningrad, arranged alphabetically by "anchoring words" (scripture words to which the comments refer). The entries are discussed and explained (in Hebrew) in the footnotes provided by the editors, Prof. Aron Dotan and Nurit Reich. Hypertext links have been added to the Scripture references and the Masoretic entries cross-references. This intial release covers alef through nun, and the remaining material will be released as free updates to those who purchase now.

Masora Thesaurus

Regular Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.99 through January 3, 2014

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A Latin Dictionary by Lewis and Short

Lewis & Short_120 This is an 1879 edition of this Latin Dictionary, translated from the classic German edition, containing entries in alphabetical order, word meaning, origin, pronunciation, use, etc. One of the classic works of lexicography, this is a revised edition of E. A. Andrew's translation of Freund's Latin Dictionary of the nineteenth century.

Price: $99.99

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Göttingen LXX - Esther

LXXG-Esther_120 We now have the Göttingen LXX volume on Esther. We have also lowered the price on several other Göttingen volumes. See below for more details.

Göttingen Esther: $39.99

Reduced Göttingen Prices:

Göttingen Ruth: $39.99
Göttingen Isaiah: $69.99
Göttingen 1 Esdras: $39.99
Göttingen 2 Esdras: $64.99
Göttingen 1 Maccabees: $39.99
Göttingen 2 Maccabees: $24.99

 

Coming Soon

We have more Accordance modules that are right around the corner! In addition to the Bible Times PhotoMuseum, the following modules are expected in December.

Göttingen Psalms: $49.99
Göttingen Jeremiah: $99.99
Göttingen The Twelve: $49.99
Göttingen Sirach: $79.99
Dead Sea Scrolls Variants: $49.99

 

Updated Modules

We have also released a number of updates to current Accordance modules. See the list below for details, and be sure to Check for Updates in Accordance to get the latest versions of these modules.

Old Testament Peshitta: Hebrew Bible corpus now completed + additions to Daniel
LXX modules and NETS: Now separate the Letter of Jeremiah, Susanna, and Bel.
Grammatical Syntax Add-on to HMT-W4: Added 1 Kings
Grammatical Syntax Add-on to GNT28-T: Added Romans - 2 Corinthians
Greek Diagrams: Added Acts and Revelation
Works of Athanasius: Added Four Discourses Against the Arians

The following two module updates are coming soon:

Dead Sea Scrolls Index: Complete listing of Judean Desert materials
Judean Desert Corpus: Substantial additions of MSS

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