The Mysterious Epigenome: What Lies Beyond DNA [NOOK Book]

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Many believers don’t understand the importance DNA has on their everyday routines. Healthy lifestyles--and healthy spiritual lives--are very much related to the epigenome, the control system of the cell. It’s time for Christians to learn the amazing and mysterious benefits of understanding what lies beyond DNA.

In this creative and inventive treatment, authors Thomas E. Woodward and James P. Gills take readers on an exploration of the human epigenome. Acting as tour guides ...

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The Mysterious Epigenome: What Lies Beyond DNA

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Overview

Many believers don’t understand the importance DNA has on their everyday routines. Healthy lifestyles--and healthy spiritual lives--are very much related to the epigenome, the control system of the cell. It’s time for Christians to learn the amazing and mysterious benefits of understanding what lies beyond DNA.

In this creative and inventive treatment, authors Thomas E. Woodward and James P. Gills take readers on an exploration of the human epigenome. Acting as tour guides leading visitors through a 3-D model of a human cell, Woodward and Gills bring to life the human molecular makeup. Readers (as visitors) will get up close and personal with the minute details of human molecular structure, including E. coli, flagellum, a DNA helix, an RNA molecule, and more. By seeing it with their own eyes, readers will gain a better understanding of their genetic systems and a better appreciation for the Creator who put this all into place.

Perhaps the most exciting aspect of understanding epigenetic information is the potential to proactively reprogram the human epigenome to allow for improved physical and spiritual health. Readers will discover how epigenetic damage can lead to rare forms of cancer and other ailments and how improved healthy lifestyles can cure the epigenomes, preventing the communication of hereditary setbacks to future generations. “Our hope,” write the authors “is that this book will be but the start of an awe-inspiring journey.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825488825
  • Publisher: Kregel Publications
  • Publication date: 4/13/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,242,462
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Thomas E. Woodward (PhD, University of South Florida) is a professor at Trinity College of Florida. He is founder and director of the C.S. Lewis Society, and lectures in universities on scientific, apologetic, and religious topics. The author of Doubts About Darwin, he has been published in Moody magazine and Christianity Today.

James P. Gills, MD has earned a reputation as the most experienced cataract surgeon in the world. He is the founder and medical director of the renowned St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and has dedicated his life to restoring much more than physical vision. His not-for-profit publishing outreach, Love Press, has distributed well over three million copies of his books on a donation basis through LoveLines: The Honor Innovation.

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