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  • Re: Personal Books

    Based on my experience... Yes, you need to change the font in the source file - usually made with MS Word. And then you need to re-compile it. This re-compiling it will change the font in this personal book, but should not change it in any other works. Of course, if you change MS Word defaults, these defaults will be used in future books you create
    Posted to Logos 8 by Ken McGuire on Sat, Sep 7 2019
  • Re: Monthly LN Free Book Recommendations

    I finally finished picking up the Meyer NT set...
    Posted to Faithlife Connect (formerly Logos Now) by Ken McGuire on Tue, Sep 3 2019
  • Re: Perhaps a dumb question, but here goes. Are there commentaries on the apocrypha written by a protestant?

    [quote user="MJ. Smith"]I think you need to give precedence to Calvin here rather than Luther ... unless my memory of canon history is faulty.[/quote] As I understand it, Luther's movement certainly did bring the question of what exactly is "scripture" into discussion - a discussion that Luther himself applied to both Testaments, as evidenced by his
    Posted to General by Ken McGuire on Sun, Aug 18 2019
  • Re: New Hardware Thoughts

    I am using crap hardware compared with just about anyone. 7th Gen i3 laptop 12 GB (was 6 GB) RAM 1 TB SATA SSD (was HDD) I first went from 6 GB to 12 GB Ram, and while performance was improved, it was still quite sluggish. The SSD, even on the SATA interface was a great step up. Of course M2 would be the better option, but even SATA can bring old hardware
    Posted to General by Ken McGuire on Mon, Jul 22 2019
  • Re: Verbum July 2019 Free Book of the Month

    [quote user="Sean"]The CUA series is vastly better than the Schaff collection, and also vastly more expensive.[/quote] True enough. But the CUA series isn't really that expensive compared with many works of more recent theologians. And while IMHO we should certainly study recent works, Augustine is a figure whose influence continues to be significant
    Posted to Catholic Products by Ken McGuire on Mon, Jul 1 2019
  • Re: Verbum July 2019 Free Book of the Month

    Well - there is "Confessions". That would be one of them. IIRC he also treated the opening of Genesis in some Anti-Pelagian writings, but the exact name of the treatise escapes me at this time.
    Posted to Catholic Products by Ken McGuire on Mon, Jul 1 2019
  • Re: Logos 7 cannot connect to server

    A few days ago I attempted to install using the old Logos 7 installer since I had it already on a network drive of various install files on a new computer. It was unable to connect to the Logos servers to log into my account. When I DLed the Logos 8 installer, it worked fine though. So I can't say exactly what the problem is, I strongly suspect there
    Posted to Logos 7 by Ken McGuire on Fri, Jun 7 2019
  • Re: NETS is out!

    It is showing on my laptop (which is using the desktop app) but not on my tablet (Kindle)
    Posted to General by Ken McGuire on Wed, May 29 2019
  • Re: Essential reference works

    For centuries there has been quite a bit of theological study on various early Christian witnesses in academic theology. Of particular interest to many is Ignatius of Antioch, who left us some letters that he wrote when he was being transported from Antioch to Rome for his expected martyrdom. The textual history of these letters is arguably complex
    Posted to Orthodox Products by Ken McGuire on Wed, May 29 2019
  • Re: Irenaeus Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching

    I hate to tease, but looking at my source files, it looks like I updated it in 2015 to include these milestones - and links to this milestone in the intro. But as NB mentioned, this actual translation is available now , and I have made the choice to not publicly update any work that now exists in official Logos editions since it just seems wrong to
    Posted to Files by Ken McGuire on Wed, May 29 2019
  • Re: Essential reference works

    [quote user="SineNomine"]Readers of books on Eastern Orthodoxy will benefit tremendously from attending even one significant Eastern Christian liturgy before hitting the books.[/quote] This Lutheran would want to echo this as well. I understand how we Logos book lovers want a resource to explain everything, but from what I DO understand, they view things
    Posted to Orthodox Products by Ken McGuire on Tue, May 28 2019
  • Re: Making Personal Books Appear in 'Guides'

    I am not 100% sure what exactly you are asking. Whenever I have created a Personal Book, the compiler has been pretty good at recognizing Bible references and inserting the appropriate link. Admittedly this functionality is not 100% accurate, and I have often cleaned it up by being specific, but it generally works well at creating a bible reference
    Posted to Logos 8 by Ken McGuire on Fri, May 17 2019
  • Re: Who Fascinates you in church history?

    Teresa of Avila - vital for the Counter-Reformation. Catherine Winkworth - Vital for translating Lutheran Chorales into English - and we Lutherans have a love/hate relationship with those translations - they are beautiful poetry, but her Unitarianism does influence those translations at time.
    Posted to General by Ken McGuire on Mon, Apr 29 2019
  • Re: Refrain from editorializing author biographies- ex. Brevard Childs

    [quote user="SineNomine"]Whether "liberal" is pejorative or not, I think a fair number of Bible scholars would raise an eyebrow or two upon seeing that adjective related to Brevard Childs. Others would disagree with "positive."[/quote] Exactly. Brevard Childs had a career of criticizing Liberal Theology and Biblical Studies. He may not be some people
    Posted to Suggestions by Ken McGuire on Tue, Apr 9 2019
  • Re: Personal Books

    It is currently not possible to use personal books on the mobile app. I am not aware if they are working on adding this functionality any more.
    Posted to Logos 8 Mobile App by Ken McGuire on Tue, Apr 9 2019
  • Re: Loeb or Perseus?

    An example of both Loeb (on Left) and Perseus (on Right) opened to a passage quite early in Plato's Republic. Both have tagging as a destination for the Plato datatype. Both have the surface text and are tagged with lemma forms for each word. Loeb is broken up into more readable paragraphs. Loeb also includes page number tagging. The about panel says
    Posted to General by Ken McGuire on Wed, Mar 27 2019
  • Re: Ante Nicene Fathers?

    Looking closer I see a few sets that may interest you. First off, there is the old "Schaff" - although he didn't edit the ante Nicenes... It is actually a decent collection, but it has a few problems. It is dated - unaware of the many textual discoveries since then. Clement gets a bit specific in how he talks about sex, and the Victorian editors decided
    Posted to General by Ken McGuire on Mon, Mar 25 2019
  • Re: Ante Nicene Fathers?

    There are lots of different collections of various "fathers". The collection you link is almost certainly the largest collection of ante Nicene writings translated into English. I have not read all of them - or even most of them. But the volumes I have read from that series are quite readable and include some good basic notes to get you started on them
    Posted to General by Ken McGuire on Sun, Mar 24 2019
  • Re: Prayer in the Church Fathers - A request for help from Catholic/Orthodox brothers and sisters.

    Like MJ, I was shocked by the Beale quote you posted - and even more shocked to see how well this work has been reviewed online, with a few reviews saying how well he knows the primary sources. What I have learned in trying to seriously engage some of these figures is that while they are almost always using the terminology of various forms of Platonism
    Posted to General by Ken McGuire on Fri, Mar 22 2019
  • Re: Time line for "heresies" in the NT

    Just about any Church History text will give evidence for when certain ideas were debated in the early church. But the exact history of when the idea started has been greatly debated since at least Bauer's Orthodoxy and Heresy was written, where he argued that there is evidence that ideas rejected as Heresy later have quite early roots - and were actually
    Posted to Logos 8 by Ken McGuire on Wed, Mar 20 2019
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