Workman’s Study Bible Reviewed

There is now a new section available for reviewing shareware Bible programs. The first review I have posted deals with a little known gem: Workman’s Study Bible.

If you feel comfortable using a command line and keeping your fingers on the keyboard most of the time, appreciate a minimalist approach to user interfaces, and like a really powerful search engine, you will love this program.

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Logos for Mac: First Impressions

While attending ETS — that is, the 60th Annual Meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society held last week in Providence, Rhode Island –, Rod Decker got hold of the Logos for Mac DVD (Scholar’s Gold edition). He’s shared his experience after playing around with it for a couple of hours. It is not a review as such, but it is an interesting read coming from a seasoned Mac and Accordance user.

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Preview of BibleWorks 8

Michael Hanel is posting a series of articles on the (unofficial) BibleWorks Blog about some of the new features available in BW8, which is going to ship in mid-to-late December. Under the general title of Things to Love in BibleWorks 8, Michael, who has been beta-testing the new release, offers some insights on what has been updated or added to version 8. These are the first, second, third, fourth , fifth, sixth, and seventh installments in the series. More will follow in the coming days, so if you want to be in the loop, you may want to check it out.

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Review of Bible Analyzer 3.5

I have just posted a new review of Bible Analyzer 3.5, a great freeware application for Windows and Linux users. It is a program I enjoy using, and it has great potential. I hope Tim Morton continues to improve it.

If you like it, please consider ordering the CD-ROM at the dirt-cheap price of $18 + $3 shipping.

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BibleWorks 8

BibleWorks announces the release of version 8 of its biblical exegesis and research software (see full press release).

Some of the new program features include comprehensive analysis tabs in the Analysis Window, phrase matching tool and related verses tool, new formatting for exporting text, cross-reference window, an alternate set of Greek NT diagrams, external resources manager and English Bible text-to-speech. But this is only the tip of the iceberg. Check out this page for a more complete list of new features and databases, or this one for a full list of the newly added content. You may also want to download this PDF brochure to learn more about BibleWorks 8.

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