(Photo courtesy of Aminah Al-Attas Bradford)
An illustrated companion to Chapter 5 of Beyond Stewardship: New Approaches to Creation Care. To view main webpage, click here:
"The real problem is that Christians do not know why matter matters for redemption."
"Biological dependence wakes people from their false sense of independence, superiority, and centrality. But our dependence on the creation goes beyond biology. Creation matters for salvation."
This graphic shows common external microbiome sites. If we have this many microbes living on our skin, imagine how many are living inside our bodies!
"Microbiome Sites (27058471125)" by National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) from Bethesda, MD, USA [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Microbiome_Sites_(27058471125).jpg
"Microbes inhabit our skin and line our digestive pathway. Collectively, they are sometimes referred to as a person’s microbial organ. ...The multiple layers of human-microbe intimacy make it difficult to conceive of human life as we know it without these invisible partners."
To learn more about your symbiotic microbes, click the following link:
To read the articles on microbes mentioned in the text, click the following links: