Philip Yancey

Philip Yancey is editor at large of Christianity Today and cochair of the editorial board for Books and Culture. Yancey's most recent book is What Good Is God?: In Search of a Faith That Matters. His other books include Prayer (2006), Rumors of Another World (2003), Reaching for the Invisible God (2000), The Bible Jesus Read (1999), What's So Amazing About Grace? (1998), The Jesus I Never Knew (1995), Where is God When It Hurts (1990), and many others. His Christianity Today column ran from 1985 to 2009.

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Philip Yancey's Healing Pen
The Healing Pen
Philip Yancey writes to save his past—and others' futures.
ARTICLE: Unwrapping Jesus
ARTICLE: Unwrapping Jesus
My top ten surprises.
  • Philip Yancey, as Few Could Have Imagined Him
    Philip Yancey, as Few Could Have Imagined Him
    The writer’s new memoir sheds light on an upbringing steeped in bigotry and a lifetime of “useful” pain.
  • Philip Yancey: My Benediction to the Beloved Storyteller, Walter Wangerin Jr.
    Philip Yancey: My Benediction to the Beloved Storyteller, Walter Wangerin Jr.
    A tribute to the late author of “The Book of the Dun Cow,” “Jesus: A Novel,” and “Water, Come Down!”
  • Philip Yancey: We’re Still Living in Fear, Still Need Amazing Grace
    Philip Yancey: We’re Still Living in Fear, Still Need Amazing Grace
    During a time of political divisions, the popular author urges fellow believers to “remember why we are here.”
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  • Melancholy Angels
    Melancholy Angels
    God’s messengers can be both bombastic and surprisingly subdued.
  • The Evangel-ist
    The Evangel-ist
    Billy Graham restored a sense of goodness about the Good News.
  • The Good News Hiding Beneath the Headlines
    The Good News Hiding Beneath the Headlines
    As we begin another year, Philip Yancey reminds us: Grace hasn’t vanished.
  • Be Pioneers of Grace in a Post-Christian America
    Be Pioneers of Grace in a Post-Christian America
    The author lays out a way to witness after churches have lost their cultural privilege.
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  • Easter Blooms in Newtown
    National Tragedy and the Empty Tomb
    Not even senseless murder can separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus.
  • A Surgeon General's Warnings
    A Surgeon General's Warnings
    C. Everett Koop is not about to abandon his public platform.
  • The Embattled Career of Dr. Koop
    The Embattled Career of Dr. Koop
    Despite political pressures, the surgeon general was out to fight disease, not people.