Arhiva pentru categoria: Proză

Nu Bob Dylan, ci Tomas Tranströmer

Mi-aş fi dorit ca Bob Dylan, acest trubadur modern, să câştige anul acesta Premiul Nobel pentru literatură.
N-a fost să fie. Câştigătorul este un suedez: Tomas Tranströmer.
Motivaţia juriului: „pentru că, prin imaginile sale translucide şi condensate, el ne permite un acces liber la realitate”.

Poate data viitoare, Bob Dylan.

2011 Carol Awards winners

The Carol Awards are ACFW‘s recognition for the best Christian fiction published by traditional publishing houses in the previous calendar year.

2011 Carol Awards winners:

 

25 Books Every Christian Should Read

In 25 Books Every Christian Should Read, Richard Foster, Dallas Willard, Phyllis Tickle, Chris Webb, and a diverse editorial board of authors and speakers have identified the most helpful and historic books for Christian discipleship and created a resource that helps us make the most of them.
With sizable excerpts from each book (similar to Renovaré’s much used Devotional Classics), 25 Books is designed to help individual readers and small groups get a taste of and work through the most important books for formation in Christlikeness.

List of 25 Books 

 

Michael W. Smith – A Simple Blessing: The Extraordinary Power of an Ordinary Prayer

From Grammy Award-winning artist, Michael W. Smith, comes a powerful true story of God’s faithfulness!
Recently, Michael began closing his concerts with a simple, Scripture-filled prayer of benediction.
Go behind the scenes and witness the tremendous response he’s received. You’ll see how God’s blessing can sometimes be measured more by character than by wealth! 

 

Love Is a Choice: How Artist Couples Make Love Last

How did Michael W. Smith know that pretty girl walking down the hall would become his wife? What love lesson did Jeff & Sheri Easter learn from breast cancer? How does marriage work for Nicole C. and David Mullen? And what keeps the laughter alive for Bill & Gloria Gaither?
Read the full article.

Jules Verne 183

Jules Verne (wiki)

Astăzi se împlinesc 183 de ani de la naşterea lui Jules Verne.
A fost autorul adolescenţei multor tineri din România de dinainte de 1989. Cărţile sale sunt fascinante. Ele abordează subiecte foarte variate, purtându-te prin locuri şi timpuri interesante.
Este considerat ca fiind un precursor al literaturii ştiinţifico-fantastice.
Citeşte mai mult AICI!
Şi Google îl sărbătoreşte astăzi, cu un logo sugestiv pentru el.
Jules Verne on Google