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Philip David Yancey, American author, journalist. Recipient 10 Gold Medallion Book awards, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association.

Background

Yancey, Philip David was born on November 4, 1949 in Atlanta. Son of Marshall Watts and Mildred Sylvania (Diem) Yancey.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Columbia Bible College, South Carolina, 1970. Master of Arts in Communications, with highest honors, Wheaton College, Illinois, 1972. Master of Arts in English, University Chicago, 1990.

Career

Writer, managing editor Campus Life magazine, Chicago, 1971—1975, editor, 1974-1980. Columnist, editor-at-large Christianity Today. Member editorial board Books & Culture.

Works

Membership

Member Evangelical Press Association (Periodical of Year award 1975).

Connections

Married Janet Elenor Norwood, June 2, 1970.

father:
Marshall Watts Yancey

mother:
Mildred Sylvania (Diem) Yancey

spouse:
Janet Elenor Norwood