Exploring the cultural background of Scripture in its proper context is effortless with the Cultural Concepts dataset in Logos. Over 1,000 entries across 80,000 hand-labeled tags make it easy to find information on ancient religious activities, food, music, birth and death practices, marriage rituals, and economic structures. Explore ideas like atonement, the image of divinity riding on a cloud, sin offerings, building an altar, and much more.
This powerful dataset also connects cultural concepts to ancient literature, including primary texts from ancient Near Eastern and Hellenistic cultures, so you can cross-reference scriptural references with other literature written during the same period.
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Find Cultural Background Elements in a Snap
Clarify unfamiliar references, like “feeding dogs”
Start a new search and enter "Culture Dog" (open this search in Logos). Logos will instantly return results for this Cultural Concept to help you better understand the Phoenician woman’s reference to feeding dogs in Mark 7:24–30 by comparing other passages about dogs.
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Learn How to Use This Feature
- Logos Help Center: What Are Datasets and How Do I Use Them?
- Logos Blog: A Step-by-Step Guide to Studying the Bible’s Cultural Context