The annual Review of Biblical Literature presents a selection of reviews of the most recent books in biblical studies and related fields, including topical studies, multi-author volumes, reference works, commentaries, dictionaries, bible translations, and software. RBL reviews German, French, Italian, and English books and offers reviews in those languages.
Releasing just in time for the 100th anniversary of Ripley's Believe It or Not , A Century of Strange , the 15th book in the bestselling series, is packed with all the unexpected stories and images you've come to expect from us. There's simply no way to prepare yourself for this all-true, all-new collection filled with incredible facts, unbelievable stories, and mind-blowing photography. As amazing today as 100 years ago, A Century of Strange is sure to amaze and astound children and adults alike.Ripley's Believe It or Not A Century of Strange is filled with thousands of strange stories, bizarre feats, and hair-raising oddities from around the world. Discover how one barber cuts hair with fire or marvel at blue lava spewing from a volcano--it's all weird and all true Bursting with vibrant and eye-catching photos, as well as submissions from our dedicated readers, this book is a must-have for every Ripley's fan.
Dare to Look is the 10th book - and best yet - in the phenomenal bestselling Ripley's Believe It or Not annual series. It offers up the world of weird in an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from across the globe. The new Ripley's Believe It or Not app allows hidden content in the book to come alive.Dare to Look is the latest bestselling book in Ripley's Believe It or Not annual series. It offers up the world of weird in an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from across the globe. The new Ripley's Believe It or Not app allows hidden content in the book to come alive. A Parents' Choice Winner in the FUN STUFF category, as well as winner of the 2013 USA Best Book Awards in categories of Young Adult: Non-Fiction and Best Cover Design: Non-Fiction, Dare to Look is perfect for every household. Jam-packed with a mind-boggling selection of incredible facts, crazy stories, jaw-dropping pictures, lists and interviews, this fantastic book also comes with bonus hidden content that's accessible using our Ripley's Believe It or Not app. Step right into the world of Ripley's and see it come alive by scanning the special oddSCAN(TM) logos with a smartphone to reveal exclusive videos, images and more. Organized into thematic chapters, the crazy stories are illustrated with a wealth of amazing images throughout. Published annually, with brand new extraordinary material every year, this interactive series presents the best of Ripley's Believe It or Not
Filled with ALL NEW stories of the weird, Ripley's Believe It or Not Eye-Popping Oddities 2016 is the newest edition of the bestselling series. Incredible photographs, unbelievable stories, and amazing facts all verified 100% TRUE, every page is sure to entertain children and adults alike.BRAND NEW and 100% TRUE, Ripley's Believe It or Not Eye-Popping Oddities boasts an incredible collection of the weirdest, wackiest facts in the world. Discover strange traditions, bizarre collections, and the most astounding and amazing feats from around the world and right next door--bursting with incredible full-color photos on every page, this book is a MUST for every Ripley's fan. Readers of all ages will find something new to discover in Eye-Popping Oddities
Reality Shock is the 2015 edition of Ripley's Believe It or Not bestselling annual series. This incredible collection is loaded with unbelievable facts, amazing stories, and incredible animals. With amazing photography, zany stories and unbelievable facts and figures, this book is sure to be a favorite with adults and children alike.Reality Shock Is filled with more of the amazing facts, unbelievable stories and extraordinary photography that makes Ripley's Believe It or Not so popular. Read all about the amazing things that people all over the world have done- from insane stunts to crazy traditions. Take a closer look at the extraordinary images nature produces, such as mutated animals and amazingly impossible vistas. Crystal clear photography paired with zany stories, amazing facts and figures that are undeniably true but incredibly hard to believe will make this book a must have for every household.
Shatter Your Senses is the 2018 edition of the bestselling annual series by Ripley's Believe It or Not There's no way to prepare yourself for this all-true, all-new collection filled with incredible facts, unbelievable stories, and mind-blowing photography. A sensory overload, Shatter Your Senses is sure to amaze and astound children and adults alike.Ripley's Believe It or Not Shatter Your Senses is filled with thousands of strange stories, bizarre feats, and hair-raising oddities from around the world. Discover the sport of underwater ice hockey or marvel at the flower that bloomed in space--it's all weird and all true Bursting with vibrant and eye-catching photos, as well as submissions from our dedicated readers, this book is a must-have for every Ripley's fan.
Ripley's Believe It or Not (R) Unlock the Weird 2017 is bursting with 100% ALL NEW facts, features, and photos from around the world--all verified to be 100% TRUE From weird feats to bizarre food, strange animals, and more, this brand-new collection of Ripley's stories and photos includes exclusive features not found anywhere else. Filled with thousands of unbelievably strange oddities to discover, children and adults alike will find a new favorite on every page.All true, 100% ALL NEW, Ripley's Believe It or Not (R) Unlock the Weird 2017 will amaze and astound readers from the first to the last page. Hair-raising photographs, incredible stories, and the mind-blowing facts Ripley's is famous for promise hours of entertainment for every Ripley fan With thousands of stories--including submissions from readers around the world--you'll discover something new each time you read it
A Nigerian immigrant to Senegal explores the increasing influence of China across the region, a Kenyan student activist writes of exile in Kampala, a Liberian scientist shares her diary of the Ebola crisis, a Nigerian journalist travels to the north to meet a community at risk, a Kenyan author travels to Senegal to interview a gay rights activist, and a South African writer recounts a tale of family discord and murder in a remote seaside town.
In a collection that ranges from travel writing and memoir to reportage and meditative essays, editor Ellah Wakatama Allfrey has brought together some of the most talented writers of creative nonfiction from across Africa.
(Screen World). The 2006 edition of Screen World highlights the surprise Academy Award-winner for Best Picture, Crash, featuring Matt Dillon, Terrence Howard, and Sandra Bullock, which also won Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing; the groundbreaking gay love story Brokeback Mountain, winner of three Academy Awards, with Oscar-nominated performances by Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal; the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line, which earned a Best Actress Academy Award for Reese Witherspoon and a Best Actor nomination for Joaquin Phoenix; Philip Seymour Hoffman's uncanny, Oscar-winning Best Actor impersonation of Truman Capote in Capote; Best Supporting Actress winner Rachel Weisz in The Constant Gardener; plus George Clooney's Good Night, and Good Luck, and Syriana, the former bringing him Oscar nominations as director and writer, the latter the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Screen World's outstanding features include: * A color section of highlights and a comprehensive index. Full-page photograph s of the four Acadmey Award-winning actors as well as photos of all acting nominees; A look at the year's most promising new screen personalities; Complete film information: cast and characters, credits, production company, date released, rating, capsule plot summary, and running time; Biographical entries: a priceless reference on over 2,400 living stars, including real name, school, and date and place of birth; Obituraries for 2005; The top box office stars and top 100 box office films. Includes over 1000 color and b&w photos.