Logos Free Book for May 2023 – Mark Reasoner, Five Models of Scripture

Logos is partnering with Eerdmans for their Free Book of the Month promotion. During May 2023, you can get a free copy of Mark Reasoner’s The Five Models of Scripture (Eerdmans, 2021. From the book blurb, “Mark Reasoner broadens the options for scriptural engagement by describing five models of Scripture: documents, stories, prayers, laws, and oracles. To illustrate each, he uses examples from throughout the history of interpretation. While he concedes that certain books of the Bible will naturally lend themselves to particular models, Reasoner shows how an appreciation for all five will enrich one’s scriptural insights while also bridging divides between the various branches of the Christian family.”

As usual, Logos offers a series of discounted resources along with the free book. This month, there is a very nice list of resources from Eerdmans. The Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos commentaries are excellent for the price, and Joshua Jipp, The Messianic Theology of the New Testament (Eerdmans 2020) is a great book, be sure to pick that one up while it is on sale. Although on the higher end of the price list, Zeba Crook, Ed., The Ancient Mediterranean Social World (Eerdmans 2020) and Sandra Huebenthal Reading Mark’s Gospel as a Text from Collective Memory (Eerdmans 2020) are excellent, recent academic works worth the investment. In fact, everything on this list is a great deal.

  • Eugene Peterson, Where Your Treasure Is: Psalms That Summon You from Self to Community, $1.99
  • Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos, The End of the Beginning: Joshua and Judges, $2.9
  • Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos, The Road to Kingship: 1–2 Samuel, $3.99
  • Johanna W. H. van Wijk-Bos, The Land and Its Kings: 1–2 Kings, $4.99
  • Paul Helm and Carl R. Trueman, The Trustworthiness of God: Perspectives on the Nature of Scripture, $5.99
  • Philip Edgcumbe Hughes, The True Image: The Origin and Destiny of Man in Christ, $6.99
  • David Stubbs, Table and Temple: The Christian Eucharist and Its Jewish Roots, $7.99
  • J. Patout Burns, Augustine’s Preached Theology: Living as the Body of Christ, $8.99
  • Khaled Anatolios, Deification through the Cross: An Eastern Christian Theology of Salvation, $9.99
  • Joshua Jipp, The Messianic Theology of the New Testament, $10.99
  • Zeba Crook, Ed., The Ancient Mediterranean Social World: A Sourcebook, $11.99
  • Sandra Huebenthal Reading Mark’s Gospel as a Text from Collective Memory, $12.99
  • Terence L. Donaldson, Gentile Christian Identity from Cornelius to Constantine: The Nations, the Parting of the Ways, and Roman Imperial Ideology, $13.99
  • Pre-Order and Save on Daniel G. Hummel, The Rise and Fall of Dispensationalism: How the Evangelical Battle over the End Times Shaped a Nation, $18.99

This is a great way to expand your Logos library with some recently published academic works, including biblical, theological, and historical studies.

If you do not already own Logos, check out my first-look review of Logos 10. As expected, there are various upgrade paths for current users, from “not expensive at all” to “I need a second mortgage on the house” and everything in between. Use this link to save up to 25% and get some free books. First time upgrading or purchasing a Logos 10 package? You’ll get an extra 5% off your purchase. That’s up to 30% off your Logos 10 package. You can also save on resources from Lexham Press (up to 40% off).

You can still get Logos Fundamental ($49.99) or Basic (free) packages and take advantage of the free Logos Book of the Month promotion. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the free/cheap packages. All it takes is a Faithlife account, and you can read your books using the iOS or Android app, the Logos web app, or the (much more powerful) desktop version for both Windows and Mac.

All the links are Logos Affiliate links, so buy a few books and help out Reading Acts. The deals go away on May 31, so be sure to check out all the Logos deals.



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