In the Likeness of God
In the Likeness of God: The Dr. Paul Brand Tribute Edition of Fearfully and Wonderfully Made and in His Image
- Author: Philip Yancey
- Length: 552
- Edition: Hardcover
- Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
More on In the Likeness of God:
The human body is an endlessly fascinating repository of secrets. The miracle of the skin, the strength and structure of the bones, the dynamic balance of the muscles . . . Your physical being is knit according to a pattern of incredible purpose. In Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, renowned surgeon Dr. Paul Brand and best-selling writer Philip Yancey explore the human body. Join them in a remarkable journey through inner space--a spellbinding world of cells, systems, and chemistry that bears the impress of a still deeper, unseen reality of God's work in our lives. This Gold Medallion Award-winning book uncovers eternal statements that God has made in the very structure of our bodies, presenting captivating insights into the Body of Christ. In His Image takes up where Fearfully and Wonderfully Made leaves off, beckoning us once again inward and onward to fresh exploration and discovery. Yancey and Brand show how accurately and intricately the human body portrays the Body of Christ. In five sectionsImage, Blood, Head, Spirit, and Painthe acclaimed surgeon and the award-winning writer unlock the remarkable, living lessons contained in our physical makeup. This Gold Medallion Award-winning book will open your eyes to the complex miracle of the human body, and the even more compelling spiritual truths that it reflects. In addition to the material of both books being updated, for the first time eight beautiful litanies of praise by Dr. Brand on the human body are included.
Description of In the Likeness of God:
Fearfully and Wonderfully Made and In His Image are now complete and updated in one volume, and for the first time eight beautiful litanies of praise by Dr. Brand on the human body are included.
Information on In the Likeness of God from the publisher:
What does it mean, in practical terms, for us to be the body of Christ? Award-winning writer Philip Yancey gained dramatic insights through his friendship with Dr. Paul Brand. The renowned surgeon not only possessed a profound grasp of the spiritual metaphors contained in the human body -- the truths knit into its tissues and coursing through its capillaries -- but he lived them. Published in tribute to Dr. Brand, In the Likeness of God probes the realities he understood so intimately and modeled so well. This inspiring volume includes eight litanies by Paul Brand in praise of the body, eight pages of black-and-white photos, and a new preface by Philip Yancey. Most importantly, it brings together the complete, updated texts of Brand and Yancey's two Gold Medallion bestsellers. Fearfully and Wonderfully Made takes you on a remarkable journey through inner space -- a spellbinding world of cells, systems, and chemistry that bears the impress of a still deeper, unseen reality. In His Image explores five topics -- Image, Blood, Head, Spirit, and Pain -- to unlock the astonishing, living lessons encoded in our physical makeup. Each book is a unique message, complete in itself. Yet each is also an extension of the other. Together, these two uplifting books will open your eyes to the miracle of the human body, and how accurately and intricately it portrays the body of Christ.
About Philip Yancey:
Philip Yancey serves as editor-at-large for Christianity Today magazine. He has written twelve Gold Medallion Award-winning books, including Where is God when it Hurts, Disappointment with God, and The Gift of Pain. His books The Jesus I Never Knew and Whats So Amazing About Grace? were also awarded the Christian Book of the Year. He is also the author of The Bible Jesus Read.;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.
Description of Philip Yancey, author of In the Likeness of God:
More than two decades ago, surgeon Brand and writer Yancey explored the human body and its metaphorical spiritual counterpart in the award-winning In His Image and Fearfully and Wonderfully Made. This updated 2-in-1 tribute volume reflects anew on cells, systems, spirit, and pain---and the similarities between our physical makeup and the body of Christ. 528 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.