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Religion in the Age of AIDS

Religion in the Age of AIDS

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Published by Public Media Center .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8334701M
ISBN 100915287021
ISBN 109780915287024
OCLC/WorldCa45227824

Free eBooks - Religion. Here you can find free books in the category: Religion. Read online or download Religion eBooks for free. Browse through our eBooks while discovering great authors and exciting books. The last book on your list is Helen Epstein’s The Invisible Cure: Why We Are Losing the Fight Against Aids in Africa (). I found this book fascinating because, in her book, she addresses part of what I address in my book but she is coming at it from a slightly different perspective.

Get this from a library! Theology in the age of global AIDS & HIV: complicity and possibility. [Cassie Trentaz] -- Today's shifting discourses regarding life and death are about theology, medicine, economics, and politics as much as they are about life and death. At the heart of one of these discourses is HIV &. The role of religion in HIV/AIDS stigma needs to be better understood in the Puerto Rican context, as a means of developing stigma reduction approaches for vulnerable populations. The mean age was 32 for the sample in stage 1 and 25 for those in stage 2. The most common income range in Stage 1 was $20 –$ (n=47, 59%) and $10 Cited by:

HIV/AIDS and religion in sub-Saharan Africa - 47 apparent or not, of publications on HIV/AIDS and religion in central and western Africa is due to the under-indexing of publications in French. Jacques Pepin's The Origins of AIDS is an amazing book, one of those titles that will be cited by future generations of writers as a foundational text for its Origins of AIDS, naturally, takes a look at the ultimate origins of AIDS, as a virus that somehow managed to cross over from the chimpanzee populations of west-central Africa a century ago to that region's human population /5.


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Religion in the Age of AIDS Download PDF EPUB FB2

The relationship between religion and HIV/AIDS has been an ongoing one, since the advent of the pandemic. Many faith communities have participated in raising awareness about HIV/AIDS, offering free treament, as well as promoting HIV/AIDS testing and preventative measures.

Christians in the Age of AIDS Paperback – June 1, # in Religion & Spirituality (Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support. Tell the Publisher!Author: Shepherd Smith, Anita Moreland Smith.

This book explores the interface between HIV, AIDS and religion and makes a significant contribution to a growing body of scholarship that recognises the importance of religious engagement with.

Religion and AIDS in Africa offers the first comprehensive empirical account of the impact of religion on the AIDS epidemic. Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb draw upon extensive fieldwork in Malawi, including hundreds of interviews with religious leaders and lay people, and survey data from more than 30 other sub-Saharan African countries.5/5(2).

Inthe Smiths co-authored a book, “Christians in the Age of AIDS,” which sought to combine medical information about the virus and epidemic with a moral case for the church’s Author: Michael Igoe. BACKGROUND. Spirituality and religion are often central issues for patients dealing with chronic illness.

The purpose of this study is to characterize spirituality/religion in a large and diverse sample of patients with HIV/AIDS by using several measures of spirituality/religion, to examine associations between spirituality/religion and a number of demographic, clinical, and psychosocial Cited by: The Struggle between Religion and HIV/AIDS in West Africa.

By: Caitlin Koury. November 7, “When we talk about religion, it’s very interesting because it goes with established, historical religions and then supernatural beliefs.

It’s one of the constraints that we face in managing some of our patients.”. Alfredo Darrington Bowman (26 November – 6 August ), also known as Dr. Sebi (/ s eɪ b iː /), was a Honduran herbalist and self-proclaimed healer, who also practiced in the United States for a period in the late 20th and early 21st claimed to cure all disease with herbs and a vegan diet based on various pseudoscientific claims, and denied that HIV caused of death: Pneumonia.

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B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. The evidence presented in this book clearly shows that far from being a problem when it comes to AIDS, religion, and particularly Christianity, is an essential part of the solution.

September AIDS is actually a big part of the book. Other people my age have no memory of growing up with a worry about AIDS, but in New York City inwhen I was in kindergarten, people would play tag. Hinduism, The World’s Oldest Religion. Hinduism is believed to have the oldest roots among all religions.

It has no single founder. It is often described as a “way of life” and is widely practiced in India and other parts of the Indian subcontinent as well as parts of Southeast : Ferdinand Bada. This book is based primarily on empirical studies of gay people in organized religion.

It discusses the experience of gay, lesbian, and bisexual people. Cassie J.E.H. Trentaz, Theology in the Age of Global AIDS & HIV: Complicity and Possibility (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ). C assie Trentaz, chair of the Department of Religion and Christian Ministries and assistant professor ofAuthor: Jeffery, W Joshua.

HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about percent of the world's population, more than two-thirds of the total infected worldwide – some 35 million people – were Africans, of whom 15 million have already died.

Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted for an estimated 69 percent of all people living with HIV. Anthony Petro is an assistant professor of religion at Boston University. His first book, After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion, tells the history of American religious responses to the AIDS crisis in the s and their role in the promotion of a /5.

Christians and African religion practitioners have a role to play in the fight against suffering, especially in the era of HIV and AIDS. Healing is not only physical but is also spiritual.

Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology, by SANDRA L. York: Fordham University Press,pp.; $ USD (paper).Cited by: 2.

He gave his last public conference in February at the age of His major work, Life-Study of the Bible, comprises o pages of commentary on every book of the Bible from the perspective of the believers' enjoyment and experience of God's divine life in Christ through the : Witness Lee.

Yet the fact that an influential and popular pastor echoed views, however hesitantly, of harder-line clerics reflected the perception of many Christians, Anthony Petro writes at the outset of his new book, After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion (Oxford University Press, ).

The book revisits the history of the disease. Tweet; Email; Interview by Lynne Gerber and Gillian Frank. Anthony Petro’s After the Wrath of God (Oxford, ) is one of the first academic books to recount and analyze the broad range of religious responses to the emergence of AIDS in the United States in the s and 90s.

Moving the conversation about religion and AIDS past the oft-quoted canards of the religious right, the book.You might even experience this book as a kind of baptism into a deeper, freer, wider faith.”—Brian D. McLaren, author of The Galápagos Islands: A Spiritual Journey “Powerful, persuasive, and provocative, this book’s challenge negates both the accepted God of theistic religion and the rejected God of atheistic skepticism.

Beyond the.Get this from a library! Theology in the age of global AIDS & HIV: complicity and possibility. [Cassie Trentaz] -- "This book explores both theo-historical complicity and theo-ethical possibilities for compassionate response to HIV & AIDS.

It summarizes interpretation from "risk groups and behaviors" to a .