December 2013

The PhotoMuseum: An Odyssey of Learning

December 27, 2013 - David Lang — On Monday, I announced the release of the Bible Times PhotoMuseum, a richly illustrated guide to the people of the Bible along with the activities they engaged in and the objects they used. Today I want to tell you about how this unique new resource was conceived and developed. Dr. J was apparently the first to suggest that we develop a resource similar to the Bible Lands PhotoGuide that would focus on Biblical people, activities, and objects rather than places. It was a great idea. We already had a huge collection of photos that we couldn't ...

What in the World is a PhotoMuseum?

December 23, 2013 - David Lang — I'm very pleased to announce the release of a unique new Accordance resource: The Accordance Bible Times PhotoMuseum. What in the world is a “PhotoMuseum”? I'm so glad you asked. Many of you are familiar with our Bible Lands PhotoGuide, which is essentially a richly illustrated guide to Biblical places like Gibeon, Hazor, and Jerusalem. Set the PhotoGuide as the tool to link to when you double-click a place name in the Accordance Bible Atlas, and the Atlas becomes infinitely more useful. (You can do that in the Map Tab Display settings ...

Accordance for iOS 1.7 is now Available

December 19, 2013 - Accordance Bible Software — Great news, Accordance fans! Version 1.7 of the Bible Study with Accordance app is now live in the App Store. If you own an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch, be sure to check for updates and download the latest version to all your iOS devices. Here are the new features in version 1.7. Updated Design for iOS 7 One of the biggest changes is a fresh new interface that conforms more with iOS 7 design principles and UI standards. For those using Apple’s latest mobile operating system, we hope this will provide a more consistent experience as you ...

Thankful for my Remarkable Accordance Family

December 03, 2013 - David Lang — Last week, we brought our largest team ever to the annual meetings of the Evangelical Theological Society (ETS) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). While Accordance is based in Orlando, Florida, many key members of the Accordance team—including trainers, developers, marketing personnel, and associate scholars—are scattered across the United States and even throughout the world. These folks all telecommute really effectively, but we decided to use ETS/SBL as a pretext for getting many of them together in one place. For that ...