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Baptist gold: Logos community pricing offers

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I have recently been looking into and using Logos a little more (review on its way, I hope) and I thought I might draw attention to a few bits and pieces. For those who don’t know, the Logos reader is free and you then just tack on the substance you want. In addition, when looking for new material, Logos do something called “community pricing” which is basically a way of pre-ordering stuff at a great price, with higher number of bidders driving down the price.

Of interest to Reformed Baptists might be some of the following:

  • Baptist Covenant Theology Collection: yes, you can easily define and defend yourself as a Reformed, Particular and covenantal Baptist with this cracking collection of 17 volumes of primary source material. As a bonus, you can cause apoplexy in certain circles simply by using the words “covenant” and “Baptist” in the same sentence – throw in Reformed for some real fireworks! The bidding finishes on Friday 14 March, and the more bids we get, the lower we will drive the already happily-ridiculous price of about $30. Join the fun and reap the benefits.
  • The Works of John Gill: whatever you say about John Gill, he cannot be ignored in the history of Baptist theological thought and development. This puppy has been languishing for too long in the ‘gathering interest’ section and could do with a little momentum being added to it. Besides, who would sniff at 19 volumes for about $40?
  • The Works of John Brown of Haddington: not a Baptist, I know, but what a doozy of a collection – 14 volumes currently running at about $30. His self-interpreting Bible would be worth this alone, but add in his material on the Shorter Catechism, his work on the Psalms, and other gems, and you’re on to a real winner.
  • The Works of Abraham Booth: back with the Baptists, and the outstanding Abraham Booth. Again, this looks more like it is gathering dust than interest. “My brothers, these things ought not to be so!” When I remind you that – for what might at the moment be only $15 – you would get not only the magnificent Reign of Grace but also his Glad Tidings to Perishing Sinners and his Apology for the Baptists – no snickering at the back! – then you really have no cause to be sitting on your hands.

So, ladies and gentlemen, please crack on, get your orders in, and make sure you help us all share in a feast of good things.

Written by Jeremy Walker

Wednesday 12 March 2014 at 13:42

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  1. Ah sweet! The Covenant Theology collection made it! (I just checked a couple days ago and it was 80%) Great news… I’ll be sure to let everyone know so we can possibly even get it to a lower price!

    Thanks for checking this out and featuring the other Baptist works currently in Logos Limbo that we can help get out with our indulgences… or something like that ;P

    Jason Delgado

    Wednesday 12 March 2014 at 13:47

    • The cost of the first is shooting down now, which is great, but the Gill and the Booth are barely shifting (the former more so), not to mention the Haddington. We need to campaign!

      Jeremy Walker

      Thursday 13 March 2014 at 09:47


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