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Description - The Gift of Pain by Paul Brand

A WORLD WITHOUT PAIN? Can such a place exist? It not only can--it does. But it's no utopia. It's a colony for leprosy patients: a world where people literally feel no pain, and reap horrifying consequences. His work with leprosy patients in India and the United States convinced Dr. Paul Brand that pain truly is one of God's great gifts to us. In this inspiring story of his fifty-year career as a healer, Dr. Brand probes the mystery of pain and reveals its importance. As an indicator that lets us know something is wrong, pain has a value that becomes clearest in its absence. The Gift of Pain looks at what pain is and why we need it. Together, the renowned surgeon and award-winning writer Philip Yancey shed fresh light on a gift that none of us want and none of us can do without.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780310221449
ISBN-10: 0310221447
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 135mm x 22mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Zondervan
Publisher: Zondervan
Publish Date: 10-Sep-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Paul Brand

Dr. Paul Brand was a world-renowned hand surgeon and leprosy specialist. Co-author with Philip Yancey of The Gift of Pain and Fearfully & Wonderfully Made. Philip Yancey serves as editor-at-large for Christianity Today magazine, has written twelve Gold Medallion Award-winning books, and two Kip Jordon ECPA Books of the Year, and lives with his wife in Colorado.

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