Aids and Religious Practice in Africa

Aids and Religious Practice in Africa
Author : Felicitas Becker
Publisher : BRILL
Total Pages : 416
Release : 2009-02-23
ISBN 10 : 9789047442691
ISBN 13 : 9047442695
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aids and Religious Practice in Africa Book Description:

This volume explores, through anthropological and historical case studies from different parts of Africa, how AIDS is understood, confronted and lived with through religious ideas and practices, and how these, in turn, are reinterpreted and changed by the experience of AIDS.

Aids and Religious Practice in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Felicitas Becker
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-02-23 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume explores, through anthropological and historical case studies from different parts of Africa, how AIDS is understood, confronted and lived with thro
Aids and Religious Practice in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 417
Authors: Felicitas Becker
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: BRILL

This volume explores how AIDS is understood, confronted and lived with through religious ideas and practices, and how these, in turn, are reinterpreted and chan
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Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Hansjörg Dilger
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Jenny Trinitapoli
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The first comprehensive empirical account of how religion affects the interpretation, prevention, and mitigation of AIDS in Africa, the world's most religious c
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Language: en
Pages: 296
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Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-09 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Carole Rakodi
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-18 - Publisher: Routledge

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Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Marian Burchardt
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-29 - Publisher: Springer

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Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Hansjörg Dilger
Categories: AIDS (Disease)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-12 - Publisher: Routledge

This book critically interrogates emerging interconnections between religion and biomedicine in Africa in the era of antiretroviral treatment for AIDS. Highligh
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Language: en
Pages: 163
Authors: Miguel Munoz-Laboy
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-08 - Publisher: Routledge

Religious institutions shaped the ways individuals, communities and societies responded to HIV and AIDS since the 1980s. This book draws on research studies ran
Muslim and Catholic Responses to HIV and AIDS in Kenya
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Timothy James Carey
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In Nairobi, Kenya, Catholic and Sunni Muslim leaders working in HIV and AIDS prevention, education, and destigmatization efforts respond to those negatively aff