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Third Wave of Zondervan Titles Releasing with Logos Bible Software; Priced at a Pre-Pub Discount
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 17, 2012—Zondervan and Logos Bible Software today announced 63 titles to be released later this spring. Unlike past releases, this collection will be significantly discounted for Logos users that purchase through the Pre-Pub program.
The 63-volume Zondervan Bible Reference Bundle 3 will be priced in the Pre-Pub program at $899, which represents significant savings from the everyday sale price of $1,199. Logos customers will have a limited period of time to purchase at the Pre-Pub discount. Smaller subsets of the bundle are also available in the Pre-Pub program at a discount: • Zondervan Theology Collection (7 vols.) • Biblical Theology for Life (2 vols.) • Zondervan Counterpoints Collection Upgrade (3 vols.) • Zondervan Biblical Studies Collection (9 vols.) • Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (2 vols.) • NIV Application Commentary: Old Testament (12 vols.) • Ancient Context, Ancient Faith Series (3 vols.) • Zondervan Reference Collection Upgrade (6 vols.) • Zondervan Church History Collection (7 vols.) • Zondervan World Religions Collection Upgrade (2 vols.) • Zondervan Ethics and Apologetics Collection (6 vols.) • Zondervan Practical Theology Collection (4 vols.)
Like past releases, this third wave of titles includes works that have been highly anticipated by hundreds of thousands of Logos users. Twelve titles in the NIV Application Commentary series (NIVAC) will be available for the first time ever in a software format. These volumes cover much of the Old Testament and include works by scholars such as Peter Enns, Karen H. Jobes, and John H. Walton, among others. "Being a long-term Logos user myself, I'm thrilled to see that so many new reference volumes will be available on the Logos platform so that students, pastors, and church leaders can better study the Bible," commented Paul Engle, Senior Vice President and Publisher of Zondervan's academic and reference division. "Especially useful, I think, will be Michael Horton's magisterial The Christian Faith, a 2011 Christianity Today Book Award Winner, and new volumes by Thomas Schreiner and Clinton E. Arnold in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series."
Other recently published works in this collection include Scot McKnight's The King Jesus Gospel (2011), A Theology of John's Gospel and Letters by Andreas Köstenberger (2010), Carl Rasmussen's recently updated Zondervan Atlas of the Bible (2010), and Gregg Allison's Historical Theology (2011). Other authors represented in this collection include D. A. Carson, Wayne Grudem, and Christopher J. H. Wright. A listing of all releases is available at www.logos.com/Zondervan.
"We're thrilled to strengthen our partnership with Zondervan to make these books available in high-quality digital editions to our hundreds of thousands of users worldwide," said Dan Pritchett, Executive Vice President.
Logos will create high-quality digital editions of Zondervan books, designed specifically for pastors and scholars of the Bible. The Logos editions include the following features: • All Scripture references are linked to English translations, like the NIV, and Greek and Hebrew texts. • All cross-references are also linked, which means clicking the citation takes the user to the source. • When a user copies and pastes a reference into a sermon handout or an academic paper, citations are automatically generated using the user's preferred style guide. • When commentaries are lined up side-by-side with the text of the Bible, everything scrolls together in-sync. • Logos also provides advanced search functionality with the Passage Guide, which acts as a digital research assistant, finding and organizing content from commentaries and reference books on the text a user is studying.
About Logos Bible Software Logos Bible Software is the leading publisher of multilingual Bible software on Mac, Windows, and mobile platforms. Logos partners with more than 130 publishers to make more than 21,000 electronic books available to customers in more than 180 countries. The company serves church, academic, and lay markets, bringing the best in software innovation to Christians worldwide. http://www.logos.com About Zondervan
Zondervan, a HarperCollins company, is a world leader in Christian communications and the leading Christian publishing brand. For more than 75 years, Zondervan has delivered transformational Christian experiences through general and academic resources by influential leaders and emerging voices, and been honored with more Christian Book Awards than any other publisher. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., with offices in San Diego and Miami, Zondervan conducts events and publishes its bestselling Bibles, books, audio, video, curriculum, software, and digital products through its Zondervan, eZondervan, Zonderkidz, Youth Specialties, Editorial Vida, and National Pastors Convention brands. Zondervan resources are sold worldwide through retail stores, online, and by Zondervan ChurchSource, and are translated into nearly 200 languages in more than 60 countries. Visit Zondervan on the Internet at www.zondervan.com (mobile site: zvan.mobi).