Accordance Blog

November 2017

Accordance Mobile for Android: Open Beta!

November 09, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — Over the past year or so, nearly every day I've responded to Accordance users on our forums, our various social media venues or in private messages and conversations asking me when our long-promised Android version of Accordance Mobile will be ready. While our Android version has taken longer than we had hoped, along the way, many have asked if we could even release just a reader for Android so that Accordance users could have access to their Accordance Library on their favorite non-Apple mobile phones and tablets. Of course, we’re not ...

Dr. Holmstedt Invites Your Hebrew Syntax Questions for His Upcoming SBL Session

November 08, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — Dr. Robert Holmstedt, Professor of Biblical Hebrew and West Semitic Languages at the University of Toronto, invites Accordance users attending the Society of Biblical Literature conference in Boston next week to submit Accordance syntax searches now that you’d like him to demonstrate in the Hebrew Bible or Dead Sea Scrolls in his upcoming session. Session details: M18-101 Accordance Syntactic Databases Saturday, 9:00 AM–11:30 AM Marriott Copley Place-Yarmouth (Fourth Level) Catalog description: Syntactic Databases for Biblical and Early J ...

A Closer Look at John Warwick Montgomery

November 02, 2017 - Richard Mansfield — In Tough-Minded Christianity: Honoring the Legacy of John Warwick Montgomery, editors William A. Dembski and Thomas Schirrmacher write this of John Warwick Montgomery: Bursting on the intellectual scene of the 1960s like a meteor, he was a theologian with an attitude. Christian orthodoxy was for him not just true. Nor was it merely defensible, as though it were but one among many credible intellectual options. For Montgomery, Christian orthodoxy could be and needed to be vindicated. And with unstoppable energy he was going to make that h ...