Who is Philip Yancey?

For Yancey, reading offered a window to a different world. So, he devoured books that opened his mind, challenged his upbringing, and went against what he had been taught. A sense of betrayal engulfed him.

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Fatherless

Posted on Sat, Jun 17 2017 in Blog | 40 Comments

I never thought it strange, not having a father.  I was barely a year old when my father died, so I didn’t miss him.  How could I?  I… read on

Samford Univ. Distinguished Author Series

Posted on Mon, Apr 3 2017 in | Comment

“TWO THEMES THAT HAUNT ME” Samford University’s Corts Distinguished Author Series presents: Philip Yancey April 3 at 7:00 PM Samford University Wright Center Mr. Yancey is this year’s… read on

Election Reflections: Bridging the Gap

Posted on Sat, Jan 7 2017 in Blog, Politics | 96 Comments

In its Person of the Year cover story, Time magazine gave Donald Trump the title “President of the Divided States of America.”  With good reason.  A glance at… read on

The China Syndrome

Posted on Sun, Apr 24 2016 in Blog | 14 Comments

You can hardly pick up a newsmagazine without reading about the resurgence of China.  That Asian nation has surpassed the U.S. for the unenviable title of the world’s… read on