Join Philip Yancey at Regent College to celebrate the release of his new book, Fearfully and Wonderfully: The Marvel of Bearing God’s Image. The book, co-written with renowned leprosy surgeon Paul Brand, investigates the human body as a wonder in itself and a revelation of spiritual truth.
Yancey will lecture at 10 am in the Regent Chapel, followed by a reception and book signing. The lecture will focus on the topic of his book as well as the work of effect:hope (The Leprosy Mission Canada). The event is free of charge.
Full book description:
"Discover this updated and combined edition of two bestselling books! The human body holds endlessly fascinating secrets. The resilience of skin, the strength and structure of the bones, the dynamic balance of the muscles―your physical being is knit according to a pattern of stunning purpose. Now Gold Medallion winners Fearfully and Wonderfully Made and In His Image have been completely revised and updated to offer a new audience timeless reflections on the body. Join renowned leprosy surgeon Dr. Paul Brand and bestselling writer Philip Yancey on a remarkable journey through inner space―a spellbinding account of medical intervention, pain and healing, and the courage of humanity. Discover here the eternal truths revealed by our seemingly ordinary existence. The human body is a window into the very structure of God's creation and a testament to God's glory."
—"The reader comes away in awe of the fearful and wonderful construction of the body God has given to each of us, an appreciation for the spiritual realm it illustrates, and a reverence for the God in whom both find their source." (Christianity Today)