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African women, HIV/AIDS, and faith communities

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Publication Date
2003
Material Type
Book
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BT 83.55 A3P4 2003
Edition
1st ed.
Place
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Publisher
Cluster Publications
Publication Date
2003
Physical_Description
xiii, 290 p.
Material Type
Book
Notes
"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.
Added Entry
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-
Subjects
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
ISBN
1-875053-42-5
Call Number
BT 83.55 A3P4 2003
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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Communion Digest : The Church of the Province of Southern Africa

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article32484
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2005 Eastertide
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2005 Eastertide
Issue
117
Page
49
Notes
"`AIDS is not God's punishment for the wicked ... AIDS is a disease'. This quote from the primate of Southern Africa, the Most Rev. Njongonkulu Ndungane, is what scrolls across the home page of the new Anglican Church HIV and AIDS web site that was launched on 10 February [2005]. Consultant, Wendy Lewin, who helped set up the web site, said that the purpose was twofold. It would highlight what the Anglican Church was doing to address the HIV/AIDS pandemic and also support people running the Anglican Church HIV/AIDS projects across Southern Africa. It also doubles as a means of communication for funders and the HIV and AIDS office and also between people who are working on the ground, for whom it will be useful to compare notes and swap stories around their work. The website address is www.anglicanaids.org".
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
Church work with AIDS patients - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
Web sites - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
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Hope reborn : Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Mission and Evangelism : Life in the midst of HIV/AIDS

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article28760
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2001 Advent
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2001 Advent
Issue
104
Page
8-11
Notes
Twenty-two members of the Commission from every corner of the Anglican Communion gathered at the Kempton Park Conference Centre in South Africa for the first meeting of the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Mission and Even. The group heard presentations about the reality of AIDS in South Africa and heard that "last year 250,000 South Africans died from AIDS. This number will double in six years". The group published a document entitled "A Call" and invited all dioceses, parishes and local churches, to consider the document and send their responses to the Mission Department of the Anglican Communion Office. [Full text of document reproduced here.]
Also includes an "HIV/AIDS -Factfile" and brief reports from USPG supported health projects in Malawi, South Africa and Zambia.
Subjects
Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Mission and Evangelism
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Malawi
AIDS (Disease) - Zambia
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
Evangelism - Anglican Communion
Church work with AIDS patients - Anglican Communion
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International Anglican Family Network : HIV and AIDS and Young People

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article21742
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
1996 Advent
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
1996 Advent
Issue
84
Page
[35-46]
Notes
The Advent 1996 issue of the International Anglican Family Network "tells of just a few of the projects, linked with churches, which are trying to alleviate the suffering and halt the spread of the disease. In this terrible situation there are signs of hope." Article includes reports from 12 different countries.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
AIDS (Disease) in young people
Church work with AIDS patients
AIDS (Disease) - Uganda
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Uganda
Church of the Province of Uganda. Diocese of Ruwenzori
Church of the Province of Uganda. Diocese of Kitgum
AIDS (Disease) - Zambia
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Central Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Sierra Leone
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of West Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Zimbabwe
AIDS (Disease) - Australia
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Australia
Death - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Australia
Church work with the bereaved - Anglican Church of Australia
AIDS (Disease) - Hong Kong
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion. Diocese of Hong Kong
AIDS (Disease) - Thailand
AIDS (Disease) - Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Great Britain
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of England
AIDS (Disease) - United States
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Episcopal Church
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Dallas
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International Anglican Family Network : International Year of the Family : Ten Years On : Problems and Progress

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article31824
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2004 Trinitytide
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2004 Trinitytide
Issue
114
Page
[23]-[34]
Notes
Issue of IAFN Newsletter included as part of the Anglican World for Trinitytide 2004. An editorial and series of short reports from different agencies and countries assessing and looking back on "changes to family life over the decade" since the 1994 launch conference of the International Year of the Family in Malta. "The articles tell of the increasing number of single parent families and of projects to help them. Another development is the changing role of parents. In Africa, Myanmar and Sri Lanka, as well as in Western countries, some men are becoming more involved with the care of their children and more women are becoming breadwinners -- modifying the traditional demarcation of roles. The global nature of change is again highlighted in the article from Myanmar/Burma, which notes the pressures of modern technology on children, with videos and Superman replacing the transmission of values through storytelling. In Papua New Guinea, the influence of cultural change has resulted in improvements in education and literacy but also noted is an increase in violence within the family. In some countries, changes affecting families reflect the aftermath of civil violence. An article tells of the signs of hope in Rwanda, despite the horrors of the genocide. .... In Northern Ireland, too, there are signs of optimism despite the bitter legacy of the troubles. A major theme underlying many of the changes is the spread of HIV/AIDS. This was raised at the initial IYF [International Year of the Family] conference, but the extent and consequences of the pandemic have vastly intensified during the ten years, bringing heartbreak and poverty to many. The death toll affects all generations of the family, with grandparents having to care for orphans and losing the support of their children in their old age." "The final section of the newsletter tells of action taken by Governments to help families. A point made by many at the Malta conference was that Governments needed to recognise the importance of families as the basic unit of society and do more to help them. It is clear that further Government action is needed, but articles tell of steps forward.
Subjects
International Year of the Family - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Family - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Family - Papua New Guinea
Family violence - Papua New Guinea
Marriage - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
Polygamy - Papua New Guinea
Family - Sri Lanka
Women - Sri Lanka
Women's rights - Sri Lanka
Family - Religious aspects - Church of Ceylon
Family - Uganda
Teenage pregnancy - Uganda
Teenage pregnancy - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Uganda
Mothers' Union - Church of the Province of Uganda
Family - Malaysia
Divorce - Malaysia
Divorce - Religious aspects - Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia
Women - Religious aspects - Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia
Family - Caribbean Area
Family - Religious aspects - Church in the Province of the West Indies
Grandparents - Antigua
Rwanda - History - Civil War, 1994
Women - Rwanda
Women - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Rwanda
AIDS (Disease) - Rwanda
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Rwanda
Family - Northern Ireland
Family - Religious aspects - Church of Ireland
Family - Myanmar
Storytelling - Religious aspects - Church of Myanmar
Christian education - Church of Myanmar
Christianity and culture - Myanmar
Family - Nigeria
Family - Religious aspects - Church of Nigeria
Ecology - Nigeria
Ecology - Religious aspects - Church of Nigeria
Family - Great Britain
Family - Religious aspects - Church of England
Parenting - Religious aspects - Church of England
Family - Religious aspects - Church in Wales
Family - South Africa
Family - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Children - Africa
AIDS (Disease) in children
Amigos International
AIDS (Disease) - Uganda
AIDS (Disease) - India
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of South India
Church work with AIDS patients - Church of South India
Hospices (Terminal care) - India
Church work with the terminally ill - Church of South India
Family - New Zealand
Family - Canada
Children - Tanzania
Children - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Tanzania
Family - Ghana
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A Land of Contrasts : Compass Rose Society visits the Diocese of the Highveld, South Africa

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Author
Grimes, Daphne (Daphne Buchanan), 1929-
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2002 Christmas
Author
Grimes, Daphne (Daphne Buchanan), 1929-
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2002 Christmas
Issue
108
Page
16-18
Notes
In October 2002 nine members of the Compass Rose Society, led by Canon John Peterson, visited the Diocese of the Highveld in South Africa at the invitation of Bishop David Beetge. "Our primary purpose for visiting the area was to understand better the scourge of HIV/AIDS in Africa, and to experience how the Diocese of the Highveld is dealing with the problem. In the townships and shanties, some 38 to 50 percent of the population are HIV positive. A similar number are unemployed". Among the ministries the group visited was the clown ministry at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, begun by a Swiss man, Andre Poulie. The Compass Rose group included Canadian Canon Philip Poole from Trinity Church, Aurora.
Subjects
Compass Rose Society
Church of the Province of Southern Africa. Diocese of the Highveld
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
Beetge, David (David Albert), 1948-2008
South Africa
Clowning - Religious aspects - Christianity
Poole, Philip (Maurice Philip), 1951-
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Letters from Overseas : AIDS, crime and an ordination declined

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article30626
Author
Myers, Bruce (Bruce Joseph Andrew), 1972-
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2003 Fall
Author
Myers, Bruce (Bruce Joseph Andrew), 1972-
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2003 Fall
Volume
10
Issue
3
Page
22-23
Notes
The author, a postulant for the Diocese of Quebec, is a radio news anchor in Montreal and a theological student at the Montreal Diocesan Theological College. He is serving an internship in the diocese of Grahamstown in South Africa. Myers describes South Africa as a beautiful and hospitable country but one which faces huge challenges. "HIV/AIDS is by far the major issue confronting this country. South Africa has the highest infection rate of any nation on the continent: 1,600 people die from it every day. One Anglican priest I spoke to this week told me that he buried five of his parishioners on a single day last week -- all victims of HIV/AIDS." Crime and violence are also huge and omnipresent problems. "Every store and ATM has a security guard, sometimes armed with billy clubs and a guard dog. Even our church hires a guard to keep watch over parishioners' cars while they are inside for the service". There is still great poverty and inequality of resources. "The dichotomy is huge and, I've discovered, still falls mostly along racial lines. Nearly 10 years after the fall of apartheid, whites seem predominantly well off, most blacks still struggling". "The church I'm at (St. Saviour's) is very active: there are six clergy. There's a big HIV/AIDS ministry, an active youth group, Mothers' Union, and more. There are two services on Sunday both well attended, although mostly divided along racial lines". The author also describes his attendance at a service of one of the indigenous African churches and how he "got to see firsthand the radically different way Christianity is evolving in this part of the world. Both churches still follow the Levitical laws of the Hebrew Bible, and take all the scriptures literally. So these Christians are kosher, worship on Saturday (the Sabbath), women's heads are covered in church, and animal sacrifice is still a significant part of their worship. At one service, a dozen chickens were sacrificed to the congregation's ancestors before we launched into a more-or-less normal service of Bible readings, hymns, a sermon, and `communion' -- but with holy water rather than wine".
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
South Africa - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Church of the Province of Southern Africa. Diocese of Grahamstown
South Africa - Economic conditions
Violence - South Africa
Christianity and culture - China
African independent churches
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News in Brief : A Born Optimist

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article30497
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2003 Trinity
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2003 Trinity
Issue
110
Page
54-55
Notes
BBC reporter Siobhann Tighe interviewed the Most Rev. Njongonkulu Ndungane, Archbishop of Cape Town, about the Anglican Church's fight against HIV and AIDS in the African continent. In his comments, Archbishop Ndungane also discusses the importance of Ubuntu. "We've got to rediscover human values. After all Africans have a high doctrine of humanity. The whole philosophy of being human is couched in that wonderful African concept of UBUNTU: I am because we belong together."
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
Ndungane, W.H. Njongonkulu (Winston Hugh Njongonkulu), 1941-
Poverty - South Africa
Poverty - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
South Africa - Politics and government - 1994-
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News in Brief : Southern Africa Synod Gathers

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article29701
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2002 Christmas
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2002 Christmas
Issue
108
Page
58
Notes
A summary of some of the actions taken by the 30th Session of the Provincial Synod of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa (CPSA) gathered in Bloemfontein, South Africa from 23-28 September 2002. Among other motions the Synod passed one which "Acknowledges and gives thanks to God for the role played by gay and lesbian members of the CPSA" and "Encourages the welcoming and affirmation of all members regardless of their sexual orientation, in all the churches of the CPSA". The synod also "unanimously endorsed Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane's call for reduction in the risk of AIDS, including the correct use of condoms. ... Echoing the Archbishop's words, the Synod said `Condoms can save lives and effectively prevent the spread of HIV -- the virus that causes AIDS -- when used correctly. The morality of condoms is about preserving life'."
Subjects
Homosexuality - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
Condoms - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
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