Paul Brand: Helping Hands

Paul Brand: Helping Hands

by Janet Benge, Geoff Benge

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Overview

"Watching his father perform medical procedures back in India had convinced Paul that medicine was about blood and guts and ulcers. To his amazement, he found that it was really about causes and cures, alleviating pain, and treating ill people with dignity."

The son of missionary parents, Paul Brand did not plan on becoming a doctor. After training as a builder, he was called by God into medicine and spent a lifetime treating leprosy and restoring hope to thousands of sufferers.

Dr. Paul Brand became the first surgeon in the world to use reconstructive surgery to correct the deformities of leprosy in the hands and feet. He strove to eliminate the stigma of the disease and rebuild the lives of those destroyed by it. A humble, brilliant servant, he influenced faith and medical communities around the world, reminding us that all people are created in the image of God.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016728803
Publisher: YWAM Publishing
Publication date: 05/10/2013
Series: Christian Heroes: Then & Now
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 665 KB

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