Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

by Paul Brand, Philip Yancey
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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made by Paul Brand, Philip Yancey

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310354512
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 10/01/1987
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 181,494
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About 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. Learn more at 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.

Table of Contents

Preface9
Cells
1Members15
2Specialization21
3Diversity27
4Worth35
5Unity43
6Service49
7Mutiny57
Bones
8A Frame67
9Hardness75
10Freedom81
11Growth89
12Adapting97
13Inside-Out103
Skin
14Visibility115
15Perceiving121
16Compliancy129
17Transmitting135
18Loving143
19Confronting151
Motion
20Movement161
21Balance167
22Dysfunctions175
23Hierarchy183
24Guidance191
25A Presence201
Notes209
Bibliography213

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made (Large Print 16pt) 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Hannah Grady More than 1 year ago
Amazing book! Very in depth and descriptive. Awesome book for those who love bioloy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book will change the way you look at everybody.
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