In his song "Imagine," John Lennon asked us to consider what this world might be like without religion.
But, imagine what could happen if the three monotheistic religions found a way to cooperate with each other, and not compete! In "Pope Nobody the Great," retired activists Don and Deb discover that against all odds, they influenced the selection of a new pope. That pope asks their help on a campaign to get the leaders of the three monotheistic religions to work together to stop the madness of so many wars fought in the name of religion. He wants to make religion the answer and not the problem. The mission, which the three of them believe will be a turning point in the history of the world, leads them into dark and troubling experiences they had not anticipated, against forces that resist change at all costs.
In December 1926 Agatha Christie became front-page news when she vanished in bizarre circumstances from her home in Berkshire, England. The crime writer was found 11 days later in a hotel in Harrogate,Yorkshire, claiming to be the victim of amnesia. Up till now none of her biographers has come up with conclusive evidence as to what Agatha Christie did in the first 24 hours after she disappeared or whether her memory loss was genuine. Although the notoriety made Agatha Christie famous, she never recovered from the intense press scrutiny, and the private anguish that surrounded the episode ensured that she made no reference to it in her memoirs.
Illustrated with many hitherto unpublished photographs, Jared Cade's riveting book—on which a BBC television documentary has been based—provides all the answers, including startling accounts by the novelist's surviving relatives, that reveal for the first time why she staged the disappearance with the help of a co-conspiritor and how it all went terribly wrong.
Wanita malang itu menjemput maut di istana buatan anaknya yang baru dihuni semalam. Sendiri memagut sunyi! Dalam kedinginan! (Afifah Haryanti) “Ah, Lembayung. Aku selalu iri kepadamu,” kata Andini sambil melempar senyum. “Anak-anak selalu memanggilmu Ibu.” (Hanif Junaedi Ady Putra) Ia memintaku untuk bertahan. Ya, tentu saja aku melakukannya. Aku akan melakukannya.
Aku tidak akan membiarkanmu sendiri di dunia ini, Anakku. (Ni Wayan Susi Paumi) Ada 19 cerita inspiratif seputar sosok ibu dan kasih sayang yang begitu besar pada anak-anaknya, takkan pernah habis menjadi renungan kita bersama....
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