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By Thomas Naef
(Digital Technologies and the Ancient World 3)
 

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Holy Bits
By Thomas Naef
(Digital Technologies and the Ancient World 3)
  

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Title:Holy Bits
Subtitle:A Guide for Using Computers in Biblical Scholarship
Series:Digital Technologies and the Ancient World 3
Availability:In Print
Publisher:Gorgias Press

By Thomas Naef
ISBN:978-1-60724-327-4
Availability:In Print
Publication Date:11/2009
Language:English
Format:Hardback, Black, 6 x 9 in
Pages:154
 

Where on the internet can I find some reliable information about (or even images of) New Testament manuscripts? What should I consider before beginning to type a scholarly article about Pentateuchal Laws and their parallels in the Ancient Near East? You will find in this book answers to these and many other questions. It gathers information and experience in the field of "Biblical Studies and Computer". Some subjects being treated in the book are of a more general interest like hardware and networks, operating systems, textprocessors and others. The main focus however is on concise subjects for biblical scholars like Unicode, biblical software and websites in the field. Each chapter ends up with a list of URLs for further information about the subject. An online up-to-date link list is available.



Table of Contents
  • Table of Contents (page 5)
  • Preface (page 11)
  • Acknowledgments (page 13)
  • Abbreviations (page 15)
  • Introduction (page 19)
  • 1 Hardware (page 23)
    • Components and peripherals (page 23)
    • Processor (page 23)
    • Main memory (page 24)
    • Monitor / Screen (VDU) (page 24)
    • Printer (page 24)
    • Input devices (page 24)
    • Data storage (page 25)
    • Links (page 26)
  • 2 Operating Systems (page 27)
    • Windows (page 28)
    • Macintosh OS (MacOS) (page 28)
    • Linux (page 28)
    • Organizing the computer (page 28)
    • Organization (page 29)
    • File names (page 29)
    • Links (page 29)
  • 3 Standards (page 31)
    • Standardization (page 32)
    • Text documents (page 32)
    • Characters (page 34)
    • Keyboards (page 36)
    • Converters (page 37)
    • Links (page 38)
  • 4 Security (page 41)
    • Password (page 41)
    • Creating strong passwords (page 42)
    • Memorizing passwords (page 42)
    • Online security (page 43)
    • Physical security (page 44)
    • Links (page 45)
  • 5 Text: processors and editors (page 47)
    • Office packages (page 47)
    • Word processing software (page 48)
    • Word processors (page 49)
    • Biblical scholars special needs (page 49)
    • Text editing software (page 52)
    • DocBook (page 53)
    • Links (page 59)
  • 6 Presentations (page 61)
    • Basic needs (page 61)
    • Preparation (page 62)
    • Structure (page 63)
    • Creating slides (page 65)
    • Presentation software (page 65)
    • Use of slides (page 65)
    • Layout of slides (page 66)
    • Typography of slides (page 67)
    • Non-Latin characters (page 68)
    • Links (page 68)
  • 7 Bibliographical Software (page 71)
    • Free bibliographical software (page 73)
    • Zotero (page 73)
    • JabRef (page 74)
    • OOWriter (page 74)
    • Bibus (page 74)
    • Citavi Free (page 74)
    • DocBook (page 75)
    • BibDesk (page 75)
    • BiblioExpress (page 75)
    • Proprietary bibliographical software (page 76)
    • EndNote (page 76)
    • ReferenceManager (page 76)
    • Biblioscape (page 76)
    • BookEnds (page 76)
    • Bibliographix (page 76)
    • Conclusion (page 77)
    • Links (page 78)
  • 8 Bible Software (page 79)
    • Proprietary Bible Software (page 80)
    • BibleWorks (page 80)
    • Logos Bible Software (page 84)
    • Stuttgart Electronic Study Bible (SESB) (page 85)
    • Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library (DSSEL 2006) (page 86)
    • Accordance (page 87)
    • Free Bible Software (page 89)
    • Links (page 89)
  • 9 Other Utilities (page 91)
    • Graphics (page 91)
    • Internet (page 91)
    • Browsers (page 91)
    • E-mail clients (page 92)
    • File Transfer (page 93)
    • Creating HTML pages (page 93)
    • AntiVirus software (page 94)
    • Network utilities (page 94)
    • Document utilities (page 95)
    • Compression applications (page 95)
    • PDF applications (page 95)
    • Diverse utilities (page 97)
    • MindMap (page 97)
    • Links (page 97)
  • 10 Online (extra)Biblical Texts (page 101)
    • General Bible portals (page 101)
    • Bible Portals (page 101)
    • Bible Manuscripts and Online Editions (page 101)
    • Codex Sinaiticus (page 101)
    • Hebrew Bible/Old Testament (page 102)
    • New Testament (page 103)
    • Ancient Literature (page 103)
    • Links (page 105)
  • 11 Online Books and Journals (page 107)
    • Online Books (page 107)
    • Repositories (page 107)
    • Single books or special repositories (page 108)
    • Online Journals (page 108)
    • Repositories (page 109)
    • Journals in Biblical studies (page 109)
    • Links (page 110)
  • 12 Online Bibliographies (page 113)
    • Bibliographical Databases (page 113)
    • Lists of Libraries, Databases, and Bibliographies (page 115)
    • Libraries (page 115)
    • Links (page 115)
  • 13 Different Thematic Resources (page 117)
    • Ancient Languages (page 117)
    • General (page 117)
    • Hebrew (page 117)
    • Aramaic (page 118)
    • Greek (page 118)
    • Dictionaries and Lexicons (page 118)
    • Patristics (page 119)
    • Archaeology (page 119)
    • Bible Atlas and Maps (page 120)
    • Links (page 120)
  • 14 Institutional and Personal Websites (page 123)
    • Bible (and Religion) Study Portals (page 123)
    • Organizations and Societies (page 124)
    • Bible societies (page 124)
    • Biblical studies (page 125)
    • Institutions (page 125)
    • Link lists and Resources (page 125)
    • Individuals (page 126)
    • Learning tools (page 126)
    • Link and resources websites (page 126)
    • Other websites (page 127)
    • Links (page 128)
  • 15 Checklists (page 131)
    • Hardware (page 131)
    • Comparison of storage devices, ancient and modern. (page 131)
    • Operating Systems (page 132)
    • Standards (page 132)
    • Keyboard Installations (page 132)
    • Keyboard Mappings (page 136)
    • Security (page 138)
    • PGP Installation (Thunderbird) (page 138)
    • Text: Processors and Editors (page 140)
    • Creating a document template with OOWriter (page 140)
    • Inserting an automated ToC (page 141)
    • Bibliographical Software (page 143)
    • Software Overview (page 143)
    • Zotero (page 144)
    • Biblical Software (page 146)
    • BibleWorks (page 146)
    • Accordance (page 148)
  • Bibliography (page 151)
  • Index (page 153)



Holy Bits
By Thomas Naef
(Digital Technologies and the Ancient World 3)
ISBN:978-1-60724-327-4
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