Kresta in the Afternoon – August 13, 2019 – Hour 2

+  Answering the Problem of Pain (full hour)

  • Description: Why does God allow us to feel pain? It’s a demanding question, and one that Philip Yancey has explored thoroughly in his work with the late Dr. Paul Brand, whose work as a leprosy surgeon gave him a unique perspective on the matter. We talk with Philip about the issue of pain and the marvel of how our bodies bear God’s Image.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Philip Yancey
      Philip Yancey has written twenty-five books, most recently Fearfully and Wonderfully: The Marvel of Bearing God's Image. His books have garnered thirteen Gold Medallion Awards from Christian publishers and booksellers. He currently has more than fifteen million books in print, published in over forty languages worldwide. Yancey worked as a journalist in Chicago for some twenty years, editing the youth magazine Campus Life while also writing for a wide variety of magazines including Reader's Digest, Saturday Evening Post, National Wildlife, and Christianity Today.
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    • Fearfully and Wonderfully: The Marvel of Bearing God’s Image

      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. (learn more)

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