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News for 03.01.12
 

Word Biblical Commentary-Updates

Word Biblical Commentary-Updates
The top-rated WBC from Thomas Nelson has been reissued with added hyperlinks and many corrections. This upgrade is a free download to owners of the WBC in Accordance.
With Nelson's permission we are also happy to offer the two sets separately. Users can now purchase the
Old Testament and the New Testament commentaries, or save with the entire set of 58 volumes for only $599.99.
In addition, we expect to offer the individual books of the Bible soon, each consisting of one to three volumes of the commentary. The entire set will remain by far the best value, but we trust the volumes will be helpful to those who need to focus their studies on a particular ...
 
News for 02.28.12
 

Church Fathers Resources: new and on sale

Two new resources make the Church Fathers affordable and accessible to all readers. These are available now at special introductory prices, along with a sale on two major resources, through March 15th, 2012.
Worshiping with the Church Fathers: Intro special only $15.99
Christopher Hall invites us to accompany the Fathers as they enter the sanctuary for worship and the chapel for prayer. He also takes us to the wilderness, where we learn from the early monastics as they draw close to God in their solitary discipline.
The focus of this book is not liturgy but more broadly worship in its corporate and individual dimensions.
Learning Theology with the Church Fathers: Intro ...
 
News for 02.10.12
 

Spanish Key Texts

Biblias castellanas con números clave

Como parte de nuestra oferta especial de textos con códigos morfológicos y números clave, nos complace añadir las distintas versiones de la Reina-Valera española con números clave. Los números de Strong están vinculados a las palabras hebreas y griegas de los textos originales y de los diccionarios Hebrew Keys y Greek Keys. Hasta ahora, la RVR09 era gratuita y formaba parte de las distintas Starter Collections, la RVR60 estaba disponible como módulo descargable de pago, y la RVR60S (con números clave) y la RVR95 solamente se podían conseguir como parte del CD-ROM de la Biblioteca Hispana de Accordance.

Ahora lanzamos estos nuevos módulos como descargas ...
 
News for 02.02.12
 

New Pillar Commentaries

New Pillar Commentaries
Five new volumes have been added to our set of Pillar New Testament Commentaries:
Pillar NTC Acts (David G Peterson) Pillar NTC Philippians (G. Walter Hansen ) Pillar NTC Colossians & Philemon (Douglas J. Moo) Pillar NTC Hebrews (Peter T. O'Brien) Pillar NTC 1 Corinthians (Roy E. Ciampa & Brian S. Rosner) BestCommentaries.com ranks many of these excellent commentaries as the best available for that book of the Bible. We cannot speak highly enough of the quality of the commentaries themselves.
We took this opportunity to upgrade the nine older volumes. We added fields for the Author and Bibliography, identified over 1200 scripture links, and a ...
 
News for 02.02.12
 

Thompson Chain now Easy Install

Thompson Chain now Easy Install
We now have permission to release the updated Thompson Chain Reference Bible with Thompson Kids for Easy Install to Mac and iOS.
Kirkbride Bible Company greatly enhanced this classic work with new topics and links. It is designed to help you to explore the entire Bible for the topics related to the passage at hand.
Check out this unique and valuable study aid. Now you can load it in Accordance within minutes of your purchase!
 
News for 01.16.12
 

Biblia Hebraica Quinta (BHQ)

Biblia Hebraica Quinta (BHQ)
Accordance is pleased to announce the release of the first three fascicles of the Biblia Hebraica Quinta (BHQ)—a new scholarly version of the Hebrew Bible published by the Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft (German Bible Society).
The Accordance version includes the following, which have been separated into individual modules so that they can all be scrolled together in parallel panes:

BHQ
- First Fascicle: #18 – General introduction and the Five Megilloth (Ruth, Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes, Lamentations, and Esther).
- Second Fascicle: #20 – Ezra and Nehemiah
- Third Fascicle: #5 – Deuteronomy
BHQ Apparatus
The BHQ offers the most up-to-date apparatus of its kind. In addition to Hebrew sources s ...
 
News for 01.10.12
 

UBS Handbooks

UBS Handbooks
The United Bible Societies' New Testament Handbook series is a twenty-volume set of "detailed commentaries providing valuable exegetical, historical, cultural, and linguistic information on the books of the Bible." Designed to help practicing translators convey the meaning of the original text in other languages, the series has also found an eager readership among church leaders and other students of the Bible. As the series preface explains:

"Over the years church leaders and Bible readers have found the UBS Handbooks to be useful for their own study of the Scriptures. Many of the issues Bible translators must address when trying to communicate the Bible’s message to modern readers are the ...
 
News for 01.09.12
 

German Bibles

German Bibles
Readers of German Bibles now have more options in Accordance.
The
BasisBibel New Testament with Notes and Dictionary is now available: a fresh and accurate new translation.
The Einheitsubersetzung, Elberfelder, Gute Nachricht, and Luther Bibles with lemmas allow you to search and find all forms of a German word. For example [KEY Sprechen] finds 15 forms of the word such as sprach, spricht and gesprochen. These Bibles can be purchased individually, and as upgrades to the plain versions of the same Bibles.
In addition, the Buber and Menge translations are available for individual purchase.
A new German Bible Bundle offers all our German Bibles in a discounted package. ...
 
News for 01.03.12
 

NICOT Individual Volumes Now Available

NICOT Individual Volumes Now Available

For those who are interested in purchasing individual volumes of the New International Commentary on the Old Testament (NICOT), they are now available. If you're wondering which individual volumes are worth picking up, you can check out the rankings for each volume as published by bestcommentaries.com. Many volumes of the NICOT have snatched the #1 spot.
Check out the rankings
Buy individual volumes
Use coupon code 3NICOT to get 10% off the purchase of 3 or more ...
 
News for 12.30.11
 

Can't beat free

New free modules on the Accordance Exchange: Pilgrim's Progress, Huckleberry Finn, and a Reading Plan for the New Testament in chronological order, plus the Psalms, just in time for the New Year. Enjoy!

We also have a link to a German exchange kindly managed by Johannes Otto.
 
News for 11.24.11
 

New Releases

New Releases
As always, we prepare a bunch of modules for release at the Annual Meetings of ETS/AAR/SBL in November. Please check out our revamped New Releases page for links to these exciting additions to Accordance 9.
 
News for 11.22.11
 

3 Helpful Handouts

3 Helpful Handouts
Simplify your life with the handout you need on using Accordance: for Beginning Greek, Syntax, or Classroom preparation. These newly prepared PDFs will guide you step by step.
How Can Accordance be used in a Teaching Environment?: illustrated transcript of the Accordance presentation at the SBL Shootout, Nov 21, 2011 Accordance Handout for Beginning Greek Students: prepared by Mary Hinkle Shore, a very helpful summary for the new user. Getting Started with Syntax: a basic manual for the Syntax da ...
 
News for 11.07.11
 

Learn Biblical Greek with Accordance and Dr. William Mounce

Have you ever wanted to learn Biblical Greek, but weren’t sure where to start? If so, we have great news for you. Accordance has partnered together with Dr. William Mounce, author of the best selling textbook Basics of Biblical Greek, to bring you an amazing new way to learn Biblical Greek. The Mounce Greek Study System: Learn Biblical Greek with Accordance is an approachable video guide to learning Greek using the powerful tools available in Accordance.
The first DVD set in the Mounce Greek Study System is The Biblical Greek Primer. This primer will lay the foundation for your Greek studies and enable you to effectively use Strong’s Bibles, perform Greek word studies, and take ...
 
News for 10.27.11
 

New User Review System

New User Review System

Great news for Accordance users, we have recently added a new user review system to all of our product pages. This means you can now rate our products from one to five stars and leave your own review comments. We care about you feedback, and we know that others users do too.
This means we need your help! A review system is only as good as the quality of its reviews, which means that your voice is incredibly valuable. Think of what would be possible if each Accordance user added just one review. Together we would create the most comprehensive peer review site for biblical studies resources! It might be dreaming big, but it all starts with your voice.
Our genuine hope is that ...
 
News for 10.17.11
 

Recent Updates

Berkhof's Summary of Christian Doctrine has been updated with 8 chapters of missing material.
Summa Theologica has also been corrected.
We have posted 68K installers for NICNT and for the Syntax with the lastest update of the GNT-T Syntax and BHS-W4 Syntax.
The 68K Help files are also easier to access on Windows.
There's a lot more good stuff to come, so keep watching this ...
 
News for 10.17.11
 

Free Textual Research booklet

Free Textual Research booklet
The German Bible Society invited us to post their excellent booklet Textual Research on the Bible: An Introduction to the Scholarly Editions of the German Bible Society. The chapters on the history of the editions of the Hebrew Bible and Greek New Testament are richly illustrated, and will benefit students and teachers, and anyone interested in this important topic.
The Table of contents speaks for itself:
What Is Old Testament Textual Research?
I. The Biblia Hebraica by Rudolf Kittel (BHK)
II. The Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS)
III. The Future of the Biblia Hebraica: The Biblia Hebraica Quinta (BHQ) Project
What Is New Testament Textual Research?
I. The ...

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