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Beowulf: A Verse Translation (Norton Critical Editions)

W. W. Norton & Company, 2002

Winner of the Whitbread Prize, Seamus Heaney’s translation "accomplishes what before now had seemed impossible: a faithful rendering that is simultaneously an original and gripping poem in its own right" ( New York Times Book Review ). The translation that "rides boldly through the reefs of scholarship" ( The Observer ) is combined with first-rate annotation. No reading knowledge of Old English is assumed. Heaney’s clear and insightful ...


The Satanic Verses: A Novel
Salman Rushdie

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2008

One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book. Set in a modern world filled with both mayhem and miracles, the story begins with a bang: the terrorist bombing of a London-bound jet in midflight. Two Indian actors of opposing sensibilities fall to earth, transformed into living symbols of what is angelic and evil. This is just the initial act in a ...


Bible Verses: The Best 500+ Bible Verses That Every Christian Should Know, 2012

This book is an ULTIMATE collection of fantastic bible verses and will show you over 500 verses that every Christian should know about. The verses inside are relevant and meaningful, perfect for reading one or two per day or if you would prefer, read the whole thing at once! The verses are sorted into various categories including • Hope • Strength • Friendship • Encouragement • Despair • Love • Assurance • Salvation • Peace ...


A Child's Garden of Verses
Robert Louis Stevenson

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999

Here is a delightful look at childhood, written by master poet and storyteller Robert Louis Stevenson. In this collection of sixty-six poems, Stevenson recalls the joys of his childhood, from sailing boats down a river, to waiting for the lamplighter, to sailing off to foreign lands in his imagination. Tasha Tudor's watercolor paintings evoke a simpler time in the past, and celebrate two of the things she loves most -- children and nature. Her ...


Spider-Verse (Amazing Spider-Man)
Dan Slott, Christos Gage, ...

Marvel, 2015

When the evil Inheritors begin exterminating spider-characters throughout the Multiverse, every single Spider-Man ever is needed to save the day! An interdimensional Spider-Army gathers to fight Morlun and his deadly family, but none of them is safe as the Prophecy comes to fruition! What will this brutal war for survival mean for Peter Parker and the rest of the spiders? Starring the Superior Spider-Man, the Ultimate Universe's Miles Morales ...


365 Bible Verses a Year 2015 Page-A-Day Calendar
Workman Publishing

Workman Publishing Company, 2014

Comfort. Inspiration. Joy. Truth. Faith. 365 Bible Verses is the perennially bestselling Bible calendar. Every day pairs the timeless words of the King James version of the Bible with illuminating full-color nature photographs. A golden stalk of wheat illustrates Mark’s celebration of a bountiful harvest, Paul’s letter to the Corinthians exalts in the glory of God as sunshine streams through a forest canopy, and Ezekiel proclaims a shower ...


Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really Matters
Kirk Douglas

HCI, 2014

For his 98th birthday, Kirk Douglas offers us an intimate look into his life. Through a collection of poetry, prose and photographs, he pulls the curtain all the way back exposing the bombs and blockbusters of both the personal and professional aspects. From uncomplicated poems written for his beloved wife, Ann, of 60 years, to poems written for his four boys when they were still small, Douglas' words are comical, sentimental, romantic, and ...


Verse by Verse: The Four Gospels
D. Kelly Ogden

Deseret Book Company, 2006

Verse by Verse, The Four Gospels is both an outstanding reference resource and a wonderful biographical account of the Savior’s ministry. In-depth scripture commentary is supplemented with photos, paintings, drawings, charts, maps, and other invaluable study helps. There is something here for everyone! You’ll find a treasure-trove of understanding to enrich your grasp of the Savior’s teachings and deepen your appreciation for the priceless ...


100 Bible Verses Everyone Should Know by Heart
Robert J. Morgan

B&H Books, 2010

Change your life from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation 22:20. With the immediacy of Internet searches and ease of handheld devices, the custom of memorizing Scripture may not seem necessary, but best-selling author Robert J. Morgan makes an airtight case for reviving this rewarding practice in 100 Bible Verses Everyone Should Know by Heart . "It's vital for mental and emotional health and for spiritual well-being," he writes. "It's as powerful as ...


My ABC Bible Verses: Hiding God's Word in Little Hearts
Susan Hunt

Crossway, 1998

Thy Word have I hid in my heart that I might not sin against thee. —Psalm 119:11 Knowing the Bible can help you know God better. Here is a colorful, story-filled way for even the youngest child to take God's Word to heart—and learn the alphabet too! Presented in an easy-to-use story format that applies individual Bible verses to real-life situations, this illustrated book for 3- to 7-year-olds is perfect for reading to your children or ...


The Whole Story of the Bible in 16 Verses
Chris Bruno

Crossway, 2015

16 Key Verses. 1 Overarching Story. This book highlights 16 key Bible verses that stand as “turning points” in the biblical story line—enabling us to see God’s incredible plan to redeem his people and glorify his name from Genesis to Revelation. Whether it’s the creation of humanity, the establishment of the covenants, or the coming of the Messiah, this book will help Christians see how God’s Word tells a single story about ...


Gilgamesh: A Verse Narrative
Herbert Mason

Mariner Books, 2003

Herbert Mason's best-selling Gilgamesh is the most widely read and enduring interpretation of this ancient Babylonian epic. One of the oldest and most universal stories known in literature, the epic of Gilgamesh presents the grand, timeless themes of love and death, loss and reparations within the stirring tale of a hero-king and his doomed friend. A finalist for the National Book Award, Mason's retelling is at once a triumph of scholarship, a ...


The Most Misused Verses in the Bible: Surprising Ways God's Word Is Misunderstood
Eric J. Bargerhuff

Bethany House Publishers, 2012

High-Interest Guide Sure to Spark Curiosity and Conversation A surprising number of well-known Bible verses are commonly misused and misunderstood. Whether intentionally or not, people take important verses out of context, and pastor and Bible scholar Eric J. Bargerhuff has seen the effects: confusion, faulty decisions, sin being dismissed, and more. With a deft touch, he helps readers understand and apply sound principles of interpretation and ...


God's Story in 66 Verses: Understand the Entire Bible by Focusing on Just One Verse in Each Book
Stan Guthrie

Thomas Nelson, 2015

Grasp God’s Word in sixty-six easy verses The Bible can seem like a big, intimidating book—mysterious, archaic, and often hard to understand. Written over a span of fifteen hundred years, and completed nearly two millennia ago, God’s Word sometimes feels like a mishmash of stories and literary styles. How can twenty-first-century readers—like you —make sense of it all? Author Stan Guthrie’s answer: begin by zooming in on one ...


Verse by Verse of the New Testament (2-in-1 eBook Bundle)

Deseret Book, 2014

Verse by Verse: The Four Gospels is both an outstanding reference resource and a wonderful biographical account of the Savior's ministry. In-depth scripture commentary is supplemented with photos, painting, drawings, charts, maps, and other invaluable study helps. There is something here for everyone! You'll find a treasure-trove of understanding to enrich your grasp of Savior's teachings and deepen your appreciation for the priceless ...


Amazing Spider-Man: Edge of Spider-Verse
Marvel Comics

Marvel, 2015

Peer over the edge of the Spider-Verse, at five different realities...and five daringly different spiders! Spider-Man Noir returns, as the Peter Parker of the 1930s finds himself up against Mysterio, and knee-deep in the biggest Spider-Man event of all! What is the secret of Dr. Aaron Aikman, the Spider-Man? Who are the villainous Red Eye and Naahmurah...and can Aaron live through Morlun's arrival? In a universe where the story you know becomes ...


Verse by Verse: Acts Through Revelation
D. Kelly Ogden

Deseret Book Company, 2006

In Verse by Verse, Acts through Revelation (previously published under the title New Testament Apostles Testify of Christ), Kelly Ogden and Andrew Skinner explain the doctrines taught by the ancient apostles on a wide variety of subjects, including the divinity of Christ, charity, faith and works, grace, the premortal world, the Resurrection, the Last Days, and other vital topics. They demonstrate repeatedly the harmony between the teachings of ...


My ABC Bible Verses from the Psalms
Susan Hunt, Richie Hunt

Crossway, 2013

B —Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you. Psalm 63:3 The Psalms teach us to praise God as they talk about how great God really is! This colorfully illustrated children’s book presents a verse from Psalms alongside each letter of the alphabet with an engaging story—helping kids to memorize verses from the Psalms, learn their ABCs, grow in their relationship with God, and understand why God is worthy of ...


Amazing Spider-Man Volume 2: Spider-Verse Prelude
Marvel Comics

Marvel, 2015

Step over the edge of Spider-Verse! Spidey teams up with the all-new Ms. Marvel in a high-flying (high-stepping in Kamala's case) adventure! Can Ms. Marvel get Spidey out of a jam? Plus, MC2's Spider-Girl and the Spider-Man of 1602 find themselves under attack from the mysterious forces behind Spider-Verse! And who is Spider-UK? Meanwhile, in the year 2099, the Superior Spider-Man lives on - but how? Otto takes the fight to Karn, the man ...


A Child's Garden of Verses
Robert Louis Stevenson

Sterling, 2007

Originally published in 1885, A Child’s Garden of Verses has served as a wonderful introduction to poetry for each new generation. Stevenson’s beloved poems celebrate childhood in all its complexity and joy, from the sunny pleasures of “At the Seaside,” to the imaginative musings of “Foreign Lands” to the playful, ever-popular “My Shadow.” Of the many available editions, Gyo Fujikawa’s is one of the sweetest and most personal. ...



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