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African women, HIV/AIDS, and faith communities
Publication Date
Material Type
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BT 83.55 A3P4 2003
1st ed.
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Cluster Publications
Publication Date
xiii, 290 p.
Material Type
"Edited by Isabel Apawo Phiri, Beverley Haddad [and] Madipoane Masenya (ngwana' Mphahlele)".
Includes bibliographical references.
"About 140 Circle members from 25 countries met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from August 4th to August 8th 2002. This publication is one of a series of books that were generated by the research papers presented at that conference. The Conference theme was`Sex: Stigma and HIV/AIDS: African Women Challenging Religion, Culture and Social Practices'."-- Preface, p. xi.
"This book is the beginning of a series of Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians books published by Cluster Publications. The series is on HIV/AIDS and African Women". -- verso of half title-page.
Contents: Preface : Breaking the Silence on HIV/AIDS : The Lament of Women of Africa / Musimbi Kanyoro -- African Women of Faith Speak Out in an HIV/AIDS Era / Isabel Apawo Phiri -- Lessons on Healing from Naaman (2 Kings 5:1-27): An African-American Perspective / Cheryl Barbara Anderson -- "The Mother's Cow" : A Study of Old Testament References to Virginity in the Context of HIV/AIDS in South Africa / Patricia Frances Bruce -- Talitha Cum ! Calling the Girl-Child and Women to Life in the HIV/AIDS and Globalization Era / Musa Dube -- The Attitude of Jesus to the `Anointing Prostitute' : A Model for Contemporary Churches in the Face of HIV/AIDS in Africa / Dorcas Olubanke Akintunde -- Trapped Between Two `Canons' : African-South African Christian Women in the HIV/AIDS Era / Madipoane Masenya (ngwana' Mphahlele) -- Theological Challenges and Ecclesiological Responses to Women Experiencing HIV/AIDS : A South Eastern Zimbabwe Context / Elesinah Chauke -- Choosing to Remain Silent : Links Between Gender Violence, HIV/AIDS and the South African Church / Beverley Haddad -- South African Jewish Women and HIV/AIDS / Azila Talit Reisenberger -- Spiritual Care-giving to Women Affected by HIV/AIDS / Christina Landman -- HIV and AIDS Curriculum for Theological Institutions in Africa / Musa Dube -- Utilization of Distance Learning Methods on Combating HIV/AIDS among Rural Christian Women in Africa / Lucy Kasyoka Kithome -- "This is My Body Broken for You" : Liturgical Resources for Dealing with HIV/AIDS / Devarakshanam Betty Govinden.
Anglican contributors include Devarakshanam Betty Govinden and Beverley Haddad.
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Haddad, Beverley (Beverley Gail),1957-
Masenya, Madipoane Joyce
Phiri, Isabel Apawo
Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians
Anderson, Cheryl Barbara
Bruce, Patricia
Chauke, Elesinah
Dube Shomanah, Musa W., 1964-
Govinden, Betty (Devarakshanam Betty)
Kanyoro, Musimbi R.A. (Musimbi Rachel Angogo), 1953-
Kithome, Lucy Kasyoka
Landman, Christina, 1956-
Reisenberger, Azila Talit, 1952-
Feminist theology - Africa
Women theologians - Africa
Womanist theology - Africa
Women - Africa - Religious aspects
Women - Africa - Social conditions
Bible - Criticism, interpretation, etc. - Africa
Power - Religious aspects - Christianity
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Christianity
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Judaism
AIDS (Disease) - Patients - Pastoral counseling of
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Africa - Social aspects
Women - Religious life - Africa
Church work with AIDS patients
Call Number
BT 83.55 A3P4 2003
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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