Accordance Blog

October 2017

Accordance 12 for the Mac App Store Is Now Available!

October 27, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — For those of you who prefer to get your apps from the Mac App Store (MAS), your wait is over. Accordance 12 is now available for download! Accordance 12 MAS is a great way to introduce new users to Accordance, especially those users who only like to download applications directly from Apple's servers. Downloading Accordance 12 MAS is free because it is essentially the same as Accordance 12 Lite that we released last November. From an in-app purchase in Accordance 12 MAS, a user can upgrade to a Starter 12 Collection and unlock all features of ...

Read to Me (Lighting the Lamp Video Podcast #158)

October 23, 2017 - Timothy Jenney — Not sure how to pronounce Greek or Hebrew properly? Accordance’s audio resources for the Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament can help! This podcast covers how to use them on Macs, PCs, and iPhone/iPads. In addition, if you are a Mac user, Accordance can use any one of its high-quality system voices to read any text or tool. That includes Bibles in a variety of international languages. [Accordance 12: Basic] Check out more episodes of the Lighting the Lamp podcast!

A Closer Look at Eichrodt's Theology of the Old Testament (OTL)

October 18, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — Walther Eichrodt (1890-1978) taught at University of Basel (Switzerland) from 1921-1966 where Karl Barth also taught. Previously, he had received his education at Griefswald, Heidelberg and Erlangen where, like Gerhard von Rad, he studied under Otto Procksch. He was a close colleague to Adolf Schlatter with whom he often led Bible conferences. In 1933, Eichrodt broke with many of his recent teachers and peers by publishing Theology of the Old Testament (now in its 5th edition, 1960), affirming that the Hebrew Scriptures were not a substandard ...

NEW! Revisiting the Corruption of the New Testament (Wallace)

October 09, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — Two decades later, Bart D. Ehrman’s book, The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament continues to create debate and dialogue. Ehrman’s later works have even brought textual criticism, a field once reserved to academia, to the lay level. In response to Ehrman’s work, Daniel B. Wallace has edited Revisiting the Corruption of the New Testament: Manuscript, Patristic, and Apocryphal Evidence--released today for the Accordance Bible Software Library. Revisiting the ...

Webinar: Searching Fundamentals in Accordance

October 07, 2017 - Abram Kielsmeier-Jones — Learn the fundamentals of searching Bibles and other books in your personal Accordance Bible Software Library. This previously recorded webinar, led by Abram Kielsmeier-Jones, will cover the following subjects: the Search Window, searching by verses, searching by words and phrases, creating and using Search Ranges, working with Key Numbers, and using stand-alone commands. Taking part in our free Accordance Webinars is easy. Check out our Webinars page for more information or to sign up. See you online!

NEW! A Preacher's Goldmine: The Golden Nuggets Series (59 volumes)

October 02, 2017 - Accordance Bible Software — Beginning in 1965, the Golden Nuggets digest has been delivering sermon outlines to busy pastors for over half a century. These outlines began primarily as the work of “Brother” Maze Jackson, described on The Preacher’s Goldmine website as “a popular southern evangelist who preached with the fire and zeal of the old revival preachers of the past.” Maze Jackson was well known as an evangelist, pastor, and radio preacher. Now available in one Accordance module, you can add all 59 available volumes, incredibly totaling 13,482 sermon outlines, to ...