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African women, HIV/AIDS, and faith communities

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog4743
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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African women, religion, and health : essays in honor of Mercy Amba Ewudziwa Oduyoye

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog5297
Publication Date
c2006
Material Type
Book : Paper
Location
U. of T. Libraries
Call Number
BT 83.55 A295 2006
Place
Maryknoll NY
Publisher
Orbis Books
Publication Date
c2006
Physical_Description
xxii, 280 p. ; 21 x 13.5 cm.
Material Type
Book : Paper
Notes
"Isabel Apawo Phiri and Sarojini Nadar, editors".
Includes bibliographical references.
"Mercy Amba Oduyoye, from Ghana, founded the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians and is the first African woman from south of the Sahara to have served as deputy general secretary of the World Council of Churches. The essays in this volume describe the key contributions she has made to African theology in our time, and then apply her insights to issues of scripture, health and poverty, and women as peacemakers". -- back cover.
Contents divided into five main parts: Celebrating Mercy Amba Ewudziwa Oduyoye -- African Women, the Bible and Health -- Women as Traditional Healers in Africa -- African Women's Experiences of Health and Healing, Endurance and Peacemaking -- Postscript.
Contents: Acknowledgements -- Preface / Elizabeth Amoah -- Introduction : "Treading Softly but Firmly": African Women, Religion and Health / Isabel Apawo Phiri and Sarojini Nadar -- Part I: Celebrating Mercy Amba Ewudziwa Oduyoye -- 1. Beads and Strands: Threading More Beads in the Story of the Circle / Musimbi R.A. Kanyoro -- 2. Mercy Amba Oduyoye: Wise Woman Bearing Gifts / Letty M. Russell -- 3. Let's Celebrate the Power of Naming / Nyambura J. Njoroge -- Part II: African Women, the Bible and Health -- 4. "Texts of Terror": The Conspiracy of Rape in the Bible, Church, and Society: The Case of Esther 2:1-8 / Sarojini Nadar -- 5. Women and Health in Ghana and the Trokosi Practice: An Issue of Women's and Children's Rights in 2 Kings 4:1-7 / Dorothy B.E.A. Akoto -- Part III: Women as Traditional Healers in Africa -- 6. Dealing with the Trauma of Sexual Abuse: A Gender-based Analysis of the Testimonies of Female Traditional Healers in KwaZulu-Natal / Isabel Apawo Phiri -- 7. Adinkra !: Four Hearts Joined Together: On Becoming Healing-Teachers of African Indigenous Religion/s in HIV and AIDS Prevention / Musa W. Dube -- 8. Women as Healers: The Nigerian (Yoruba) Example / Dorcas Olubanke Akintunde -- Part IV: African Women's Experiences of Health and Healing, Endurance and Peacemaking -- 9. Women, Poverty, and HIV in Zimbabwe: An Exploration of Inequalities in Health Care / Sophia Chirongoma -- 10. Women and Peacemaking: The Challenge of a Non-Violent Life / Susan Rakoczy -- 11. Stand Up and Walk, Daughter of My People: Consecrated Sisters of the Church / Sr. M. Bernadette Mbuy Beya -- 12. From Mere Existence to Tenacious Endurance: Stigma, HIV/AIDS and a Feminist Theology of Praxis / Denise M. Ackermann -- 13. Navigating Experiences of Healing: A Narrative Theology of Eschatological Hope as Healing / Fulata Lusungu Moyo -- Part V: Postscript -- 14. Daughters of Ethiopia: Constructing a Feminist Discourse in Ebony Strokes / Ogbu U. Kalu -- Contributors.
Series
Voices from the margins series
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Oduyoye, Mercy Amba, 1934-
Phiri, Isabel Apawo
Nadar, Sarojini, 1976-
Ackermann, Denise M., 1935-
Akintunde, Dorcas Olu (Dorcase Olubanke), 1961-
Akoto-Abutiate, Dorothy B.E.A.
Amoah, Elizabeth
Chirongoma, Sophia
Dube Shomanah, Musa W., 1964-
Kalu, Ogbu U., 1942-2009
Kanyoro, Musimbi R.A. (Musimbi Rachel Angogo), 1953-
Mbuy Beya, M. Bernadette
Moyo, Fulata L. (Fulata Lusungo)
Njoroge, Nyambura J.
Rakoczy, Susan
Russell, Letty M. (Letty Mandeville), 1929-2007
Subjects
Feminist theology - Africa
Women in Christianity - Africa
Women and religion - Africa
Women - Health and hygiene - Africa
Oduyoye, Mercy Amba, 1934-
Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians
Women theologians - Africa
Violence against women - Religious aspects - Christianity
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Zimbabwe
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Christianity
Peace - Religious aspects - Christianity
Healing - Religious aspects - Christianity
ISBN
978-1-57075-635-1 (pbk.)
Call Number
BT 83.55 A295 2006
Location
U. of T. Libraries
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Author
Thrall, James
Rosenthal, James M. (James Milton), 1951-
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
1993 Lent - Easter
Author
Thrall, James
Rosenthal, James M. (James Milton), 1951-
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
1993 Lent - Easter
Issue
70
Page
10-11
Notes
"As late as the 1988 Lambeth Conference, bishops from Africa were denying that there was a disease called AIDS". The situation has changed now and the Cape Town joint meeting passed a resolution "that calls for a universal response to AIDS". Several African churches, including those of Uganda and Tanzania have developed AIDS education and prevention programs.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Uganda
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Tanzania
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Episcopal Church
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Uganda
Okoth, Yona, 1927-2001
Mwaigoga, Charles
Church work with AIDS patients - Anglican Communion
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AIDS envoy challenges delegates

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article31360
Author
Sison, Marites N.
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2004 June - July
Author
Sison, Marites N.
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2004 June - July
Volume
130
Issue
6
Page
13
Notes
A highlight for many at General Synod was the powerfully moving presentation given by Stephen Lewis about the devastation of AIDS.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod (37th : 2004 : St. Catharines, Ont.)
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
Lewis, Stephen (Stephen Henry), 1937-
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AIDS gathering ends churches' silence

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article28692
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2001 October
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2001 October
Volume
127
Issue
8
Page
3
Notes
A conference held in South Africa last summer has forever wiped out the Anglican Church's silence and denial surrounding AIDS.
Father Gideon Byamugisha spoke here and to the Primates at Kanuga.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
Ndungane, W.H. Njongonkulu (Winston Hugh Njongonkulu), 1941-
Ignatieff, Andrew
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF)
Byamugisha, Gideon B., 1959-
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Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2003 March
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2003 March
Volume
129
Issue
3
Page
14
Notes
Very brief mention of Harold Percy's trip with World Vision to Africa.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
Percy, Harold (Harold John), 1942-
World Vision Canada
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AIDS in Africa: a front-line report

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article23865
Author
Shorter, Aylward, 1932-
Journal
Tablet
Date
1997 November 15
Author
Shorter, Aylward, 1932-
Journal
Tablet
Date
1997 November 15
Volume
251
Issue
8206
Page
1460-1461
Notes
East Africa has been devastated by the AIDS epidemic. This is an account of the situation in Kenya.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Kenya
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Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
1994 February
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
1994 February
Volume
120
Issue
2
Page
4
Notes
Luc Montagnier, one of the discoverers of the AIDS virus, has urged the Roman Catholic church to relax its ban on contraception. The French professor gave a Vatican conference on the child a moving description of the inroads of the disease among children in Uganda.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Catholic Church
AIDS (Disease) in children - Uganda
Montagnier, Luc
Birth control - Religious aspects - Catholic Church
Contraception - Religious aspects - Catholic Church
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AIDS, Poverty and Women

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article33789
Author
Bastos, Zaida
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2006 Spring
Author
Bastos, Zaida
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Ministry Matters
Date
2006 Spring
Volume
13
Issue
2
Page
12-14
Notes
"HIV kills proportionally more men, women and children who are poor. The overwhelming majority of people with HIV, some 95 per cent of the global total, live in the developing world." "But the dour reality of AIDS in Africa is that it is intrinsically linked to poverty and in Africa, women are the poorest of the poor. All statistics agree: women are the group most affected by AIDS in Africa ... As well as poverty, their vulnerability to HIV infection is related to biological differences, the sexual behaviour of their partners, the exercise of power, social attitudes, and pressures in a context where poverty has a feminine face." "An important facet of AIDS in Africa is that women and girls are the primary caregivers for those suffering from AIDS". "With the economic fabric of Sub-Saharan Africa rapidly disintegrating due to the impact of AIDS, people are pushed towards riskier behaviour. Young girls with neither skills nor education step into the roles of their sick or dying mothers and look for ways of providing for families for whom they have become the sole breadwinners. .... The situation forces them into precarious lifestyles, often involving the sex trade. In such a context, they have little ground to negotiate for safer sexual practices."
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Statistics
AIDS (Disease) - Africa
AIDS (Disease) in women
Women - Africa
Women and poverty
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A.L. Fleming fonds. - 1906-1990

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Main Entry
Fleming, A.L. (Archibald Lang), 1883-1953.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
104 cm of textual records.
438 photoprints
1337 photonegatives
Fonds Number
130
Fonds
Archibald Lang Fleming fonds
Material Type
Multiple media
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
104 cm of textual records.
438 photoprints
1337 photonegatives
Administrative History
Archibald Lang Fleming (1883-1953), enrolled at Wycliffe College in 1908, and was ordained deacon in 1912 and priest in 1913. Fleming was Archdeacon of the Arctic, 1927-1933 and first Bishop of the Arctic, 1933-1949. Earlier he had served as rector of the Church of St. John The Evangelist, Saint John, New Brunswick. His duration as Bishop, which landed him the name "The Flying Bishop", saw the Diocese of the Arctic add sixteen mission stations, two modern hospitals, nine churches, four residential schools, four chapels and two day schools.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of personal papers created and collected by or about A.L. Fleming. Includes: Notebooks regarding specifications for numerous ships and customs of the Eskimo; a dictionary of translated words; correspondence; financial records; scrapbooks; newspaper and magazine articles; cartographic records; Fleming's diaries, writings and photographs. Fonds consists of the following series: Series 1. Certificates, diplomas and personal documents; Series 2. Diaries, notebooks and journals; Series 3. General files; Series 4. Scrapbooks, clippings, and memorabilia; Series 5. Photographs; Series 6. Maps and drawings; Series 7. Manuscript writings; Series 8. Publications
Related Fonds
Diocese of the Arctic fonds
Main Entry
Fleming, A.L. (Archibald Lang), 1883-1953.
Personal Name
Flaherty, R.J.
Hoyles, N.W.
Sainsbury, S.S.
Parsons, Ralph
Stringer, Isaac O., 1866-1934
Burgett, Arthur Edward, 1869-1942
Anderson, John George, 1866-1943
Westgate, T.B.R. (Thomas Buchanan Reginald), 1872-1951
McKeand, Major
Corporate Name
Lake Harbour, N.W.T. Mission
Colonial and Continental Church Society
Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Subjects
Arctic regions
Eskimos
Translating and interpreting
Church schools
Accession Number
M70-1
P7516
P9107
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