Description - In the Likeness of God by Philip Yancey
The human body is a likeness of God, its design revealing insights into the church, the "body of Christ". For bestselling author Philip Yancey, the late Dr. Paul Brand-the brilliant hand surgeon who devoted his life to the poorest people of India and Louisiana-was also a likeness of God, living the kind of Christian life that exemplified what God must have had in mind. "In the Likeness of God" combines the complete texts of "Fearfully and Wonderfully Made" and "In His Image"-both Gold Medallion Award-winners which together have sold more than half a million copies-into one volume. Also included for the first time are eight beautiful litanies of praise on the human body by Dr. Brand. In Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, Dr. Paul Brand and bestselling writer Philip Yancey explore the wonder of the human body and uncover the eternal statements that God has made in the very structure of our bodies. Their remarkable journey through inner space-the world of cells, systems, and chemistry-points to a still deeper unseen reality of God's work in our lives. "In His Image" takes up where the first book leaves off.
In five sections-Image, Blood, Head, Spirit, and Pain-the authors unlock the remarkable living lessons contained in our physical makeup.
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Author Biography - Philip Yancey
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. The author of twelve Gold Medallion Award-winning books and two Kip Jordan ECPA Books of the Year, he lives with his wife in Colorado. Philip Yancey es editor regional de la revista Christianity Today. Ha escrito once libros premiados con la medalla de oro, entre los que figuran: La Biblia que leyo Jesus y El don del dolor. Sus libros El Jesus que nunca conoci y Gracia divina vs. condena humana tambien recibieron premio como libro cristiano del ano. Ademas, es autor de Alcanzando al Dios invisible entre otros.