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Philip Yancey is a journalist and writer who writes a featured column in Christianity Today. The author of more than a dozen books. He is the recipient of a Christianity Today Book of the Year Award, two ECPA Book of the Year Awards, and eleven Gold Medallions. He lives in Evergreen, Colorado. (Publisher Provided) Philip Yancey received graduate degrees in communication and English from Wheaton College and the University of Chicago. He worked as a journalist in Chicago for about twenty years, editing the youth magazine Campus Life and writing for a wide variety of magazines including Reader's Digest and the Saturday Evening Post. He is an editor at large of Christianity Today. His Christianity Today column ran from 1985 to 2009. He is the author of numerous books including Disappointment with God, Where Is God When It Hurts?, The Jesus I Never Knew, What's So Amazing About Grace?, The Bible Jesus Read, Reaching for the Invisible God, Rumors of Another World, Prayer: Does It Make Any Difference?, and What Good Is God?: In Search of a Faith That Matters. He has received 13 Gold Medallion Awards from Christian publishers and booksellers. (Bowker Author Biography)
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