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A report of a theological workshop focusing on HIV- and AIDS-relationed stigma
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Trinity College (Graham Library)
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BV 4460.7 U5R4 2005
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62 p. ; 30 x 21 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references and bibliography, p. 62.
"The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) recognizes and values the efforts carried out by religious groups in care and treatment of people living with HIV infection and AIDS. This is the first of what UNAIDS hopes will be several documents reporting on the work of leaders from different religions (Christian, Islamic, Hindu and Buddhist) addressing the challenge of HIV and AIDS from their own religious perspective. .... In order to start this process of collaboration UNAIDS supported a workshop to which 62 leading academic theologians from Christian traditions were invited. It took place in Windhoek, Namibia in [8-11] December 2003". -- Background, p. [2].
Contents: Background -- Acknowledgements -- Acronyms -- Foreword -- Workshop participants and additional signatories -- Outcome from the workshop : HIV and AIDS related stigma : a framework for theological reflection -- Speeches.
Speeches: HIV and AIDS: the challenge and the context: stigma and discrimination: incarnation and the Namibian experience / Richard W. Bauer -- Why should Churches respond to issues of stigma and discrimination in reaction to HIV and AIDS ? / Robert J. Vitillo -- HIV- and AIDS-related stigma: living with the experience / Johannes Petrus Heath -- Conceptualizing stigma / Gillian Paterson -- HIV- and AIDS-related stigma: possible theological approaches: stigma and Christian theology / Enda MacDonald -- HIV- and AIDS-related stigma: implications for theological education, research, communication and community: stigma: implications for the theological agenda / Denise Ackerman -- HIV- and AIDS-related stigma: responding to the challenge: stigma: communicating the message, influencing church leaders and members / Musa Dube.
Anglican participants are: the Rev. Dr. Denise Ackermann and the Rev. Johannes Petrus Heath, both of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa.
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Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
Ackermann, Denise M., 1935-
Bauer, Richard W.
Dube Shomanah, Musa W., 1964-
Heath, Johannes Petrus
Paterson, Gillian
Vitillo, Robert J.
HIV-positive persons - Services for
AIDS (Disease) - Patients - Services for
Stigma (Social psychology)
Bible - Theology
Christians - Attitudes
Church and social problems
AIDS (Disease) - Prevention
AIDS (Disease) - Epidemiology
HIV infections - Statistics
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Christianity
HIV infections - Religious aspects - Christianity
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
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BV 4460.7 U5R4 2005
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