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Smartphone App Makes Book Citations a Snap

From the Chronicle of Higher Education:

A new smartphone application takes most of the grunt work out of citing books in scholarly papers.

Quick Cite, which costs 99 cents and is available for both iPhones and Android-based phones, uses the camera on a smartphone to scan the bar code on the back of a book. It then e-mails you a bibliography-ready citation in one of four popular styles—APA, MLA, Chicago, or IEEE.

Andy Cheung is based at King’s Evangelical Divinity School, an accredited British college delivering distance learning courses worldwide.

HCSB available free for Amazon Kindle (UK only)

The Holy Bible: HCSB Digital Text Edition

The latest release (2010 edition) of the HCSB is currently available for free on Amazon UK’s Kindle site. Take a look at the link below. On my download, there do appear to be a few formatting errors, with spaces missing between words but I’m not sure if this problem is down to my Kindle application, the download itself or the publisher.

Book Review: Galatians (Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament) by Thomas R. Schreiner

Zondervan have continued their impressive service to the Biblical Studies community with a new series titled the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament (ZECNT). Volumes have already appeared on the books of Matthew and James and several more are expected over the next few years. (I patiently await Moo on Hebrews and Thielman on Romans.) Read more »

Dr John Bendor-Samuel 1929-2011

Today, I received the following press release from Wycliffe Bible Translators UK:

It is with sadness that Wycliffe Bible Translators UK reports the death of Dr John Bendor-Samuel, Director-Emeritus of Wycliffe UK, following a road traffic accident close to his home on 6 January 2011. Read more »

Revised Chinese Union Version (RCUV) Bible Released

Good News for Chinese Readers of the Bible, as a major new revision is released. Today, over 90% of Chinese Christians use the Chinese Union Version (CUV) which makes it effectively the standard edition. It was first released over 90 years ago so a revision has long been needed. Here is the news reported in the Singapore edition of the Christian Post: Read more »

Logos Bible Software discount

Just a reminder that students are able to purchase the popular Logos Bible software at a 30% discount using the following link.