April 2018

Don’t Be Scared of Scars

Jonathan L. Walton

Prof. Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Photo by Jeffrey Blackwell/ Memorial Church Communications.

“And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his feet.” Luke 24:40

According to a recent article, the global cosmetic surgery market is on the rise. Australians spent nearly $890 million (USD) on minimal, noninvasive procedures. In 2016, doctors performed over 18,000 liposuctions in China. And experts regard plastic surgery apps and games on smartphones where kids can manipulate selfies as little more than gateways to manufacture desire among adolescents. This phenomenal growth explains why market forecasters believe that cosmetic surgery will hit nearly 22 billion in the next five years.... Read more about Don’t Be Scared of Scars