Includes bibliographical references and bibliography: p. 142-143.
"'Ministry with Senior Citizens' was the theme of a consultation held at the Interface Academy in Pakenham, England, from 26 to 31 October 1991. Convened by the World Council of Churches' sub-unit on Renewal and Congregational Life, the consultation brought together 32 people, most of them from churches, academies and lay centres engaged in ministry with older people". -- Preface, p. [ix].
"'Humanity Comes of Age' examines the concept of 'old age' and presents a detailed and informed analysis of the situation which the church and must address in its ministry with senior citizens. It urges the churches radically to rethink their programmes and reorder them in ways that will enable the old 'to affirm life throughout its lengthening course'." -- back cover.
Contents: Preface / Susanne S. Paul , James A. Paul -- Introduction -- The Transition to Long Life -- The Invention of "Old Age" -- Work and Long Life in the South -- Family Care: Fact and Fiction -- Pensions and Income (In)Security -- Health Care and Wellness -- Older Women at Risk -- Housing, Care and Social Life -- The Ageing Movement -- Short Bibliography.
Originally published in German as: AIDS : Eine Krankheit verander die Welt : Daten, Fakten, Hintergrunde. Frankfurt: Verlag Otto Lembeck, 2003.
Includes bibliography: p. 110-118.
This book "is an offering to churches and the world -- a significant and vital addition to the continuum of knowledge -- that will greatly assist churches to be effective and efficient in the struggle to overcome HIV/AIDS. It is a compilation of historical, scientific and statistical material aimed at providing churches and their partners with a better understanding of the dynamics of HIV/AIDS as well as current information to aid in collaborative efforts at answering the challenge of the disease. .... On a practical level this response is deliberately multi-faceted and interactive, encouraging churches and Christian service organizations to build and support coalitions dedicated to overcoming this epidemic". -- Preface.
Contents: Preface / Samuel Kobia, General Secretary, World Council of Churches -- Introduction / Sonja Weinreich and Christoph Benn --.Natural history and HIV transmission -- Global, regional and country-specific spread of HIV/AIDS -- Vulnerable population groups -- Gender equity -- Children -- Young people -- Socio-economic context -- Stigma and discrimination --Human rights -- People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) -- Prevention -- Mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) -- Care -- Antiretroviral therapy -- HIV/AIDS on the international agenda -- Advocacy and lobbying -- Culture and tradition -- Churches, theology and HIV/AIDS -- Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS -- Literature.