Fearfully and Wonderfully Made [NOOK Book]

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Mysterious, intricate, pulsing with energy...

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 ...
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Overview

Mysterious, intricate, pulsing with energy...

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. 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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310861997
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 5/11/2010
  • Sold by: Zondervan Publishing
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 99,526
  • File size: 561 KB

Meet the Author

Philip Yancey serves as editor-at-large for Christianity Today magazine. He has written thirteen Gold Medallion Award-winning books and won two ECPA Book of the Year awards for What's So Amazing About Grace? and The Jesus I Never Knew. Four of his books have sold over one million copies. Yancey lives with his wife in Colorado.  Website: www.philipyancey.com


 


 


Dr. Paul Brand, son to missionary parents, was a world-renowned hand surgeon and pioneer in developing tendon transfer techniques for use in the hands of those with leprosy. He trained in medicine at the University College Hospital in London and and later gained his surgical qualifications whilst working as a casualty surgeon in the London Blitz. After visiting a Leprosy Sanatorium at Chingleput, he was motivated to explore the reasons behind the deformities of this disease. A donation from a missionary woman helped him establish the New Life Rehabilitative Center, which helped dispel the stigma of leprosy amongst medical professionals. He authored and coauthored several books, including Fearfully and Wonderfully Made and In His Image.
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Table of Contents

Preface 9
Cells
1 Members 15
2 Specialization 21
3 Diversity 27
4 Worth 35
5 Unity 43
6 Service 49
7 Mutiny 57
Bones
8 A Frame 67
9 Hardness 75
10 Freedom 81
11 Growth 89
12 Adapting 97
13 Inside-Out 103
Skin
14 Visibility 115
15 Perceiving 121
16 Compliancy 129
17 Transmitting 135
18 Loving 143
19 Confronting 151
Motion
20 Movement 161
21 Balance 167
22 Dysfunctions 175
23 Hierarchy 183
24 Guidance 191
25 A Presence 201
Notes 209
Bibliography 213
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  • Posted August 4, 2011

    WOW!!!!!

    Amazing book! Very in depth and descriptive. Awesome book for those who love bioloy.

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    Posted June 15, 2013

    Amazing!

    This book will change the way you look at everybody.

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