Accordance Blog

September 2008

The Not-So-Awkward In-Between Stage

September 30, 2008 - David Lang — For those beginning with Accordance, we offer two distinct tracks in our product line. The Library Collection is for those primarily interested in doing English Bible study, but who may nevertheless want to delve into the Greek or Hebrew behind the English. The Scholar's Collection is for those who wish to work with the original language texts directly: seminary students, pastors, and of course, scholars. But what if you're an in-betweener? Someone who is primarily doing English Bible study, but who may nevertheless want to do simple searches ...

Taking The Typical Tasks Test, Take Two

September 25, 2008 - David Lang — In my previous post, I showed how Accordance can easily accomplish some of the "typical tasks" which Mark Vitalis Hoffman of Biblical Studies and Technological Tools enumerated in a recent post. In this post, I'll finish subjecting Accordance to Professor Hoffman's "typical tasks test." Still in Mark 16.6, what is known about Nazareth? Find it on a map. (On a map in the program or linked out to an online map.) To do this, simply select the word "Nazareth" and click the Map button of the Resource palette. A new map will open with Nazareth ...