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AIDS : meeting the challenge : data, facts, background

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog4750
Author
Weinreich, Sonja
Publication Date
c2004
Material Type
Book
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
RC 607 A26 W4 2004
Author
Weinreich, Sonja
Place
Geneva
Publisher
WCC Publications
Publication Date
c2004
Physical_Description
x, 118 p. ; 24 x 16 cm.
Material Type
Book
Notes
"[By] Sonja Weinreich and Christoph Benn".
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.
Added Entry
Benn, Christoph
World Council of Churches
Subjects
AIDS (Disease)
HIV infections
AIDS (Disease) - Statistics
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Christianity
HIV infections - Religious aspects - Christianity
ISBN
2-8254-1351-8
Call Number
RC 607 A26 W4 2004
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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Church and society : report and background papers : meeting of the Working Group, Glion, Switzerland, September 1987

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog255
Publication Date
[1988]
Material Type
Book
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BR 115 W6 R46 1987
Corporate Author
World Council of Churches
Place
Geneva
Publisher
World Council of Churches
Publication Date
[1988]
Physical_Description
240 p. : ill. ; 24 x 16.5 cm.
Material Type
Book
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
"'Church and Society', together with the other sub-units 'Faith and Order', 'Dialogue with People of Living Faiths' and the 'Commission on World Mission and Evangelism' constitute Unit I (Faith and Witness) of the WCC. .... This present report is a compilation of the papers and proceedings of the third meeting of the Working Committee at Glion, Switzerland, in September 1987". -- The Context of This Report, p. 7, 9.
Contents divided into three main sections: [Introductory Material] -- Reports of Core Groups -- Background Papers and Reports.
Contents: Agenda for Church and Society Working Committee Sessions -- Participants -- Introduction: The Context of This Report -- Director's Report to Working Committee on Church and Society -- Minutes -- Members of Core Groups -- Reports of Core Groups: a) Towards a Theology of Nature and a Theocentric Ethic -- b) Report of Social Ethics Group -- c) Report of the group on Society, Technology and Environment -- d) Report of the Nuclear Energy Group -- Background Papers and Reports: A. Resumes of Published Papers and Reports : Re-Integrating God's Creation / B. Schulze -- Nature: Its Status in Theological Ethics / J.M. Gustafson -- God, Humanity and Nature in Relation to Justice and Peace / J.N.K. Mugambi -- The Integrity of Creation / Heino Falcke -- Papers presented to the Working Committee: a) Theology of Nature and a Theocentric Ethic : Chance and Purpose in Evolution / Charles Birch -- Salvation for Elephants / Charles Birch -- God and Pelicans / Jay McDaniel -- Life-Centred Ethics in Christian Perspective / Jay McDaniel -- A Christian Alternative to "Domination of Nature" / Freda Rajotte -- Faith on Earth: Christian Witness and the Struggle for Justice, Peace, and the Integrity of Creation / David Trickett -- The Human Being as an Integral Biological Whole in the Transition from Biosphere from Noosphere / Antony Houbancev -- b) Social Ethics : An Analysis of Church and Society Social Ethics Writings / James M. Gustafson -- The Silence of the Churches on the Environmental Crisis / Freda Rajotte -- c) Society, Technology and Environment, Case Studies : Draft Manual for Church Action on Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation / Mady L. Thung -- The Case of Church Responses to Unemployment in some West European Countries / Mady L. Thung -- Two Italian Challenging Engagements: Riesi and Cinisello Sergio Brofferio -- Marshall Islands: Suicide Epidemic and Community Response / Darlene Keju-Johnson -- d) Nuclear Energy: Nuclear Power and Energy Needs of the Third World Economies / Kosta Tsipis -- Members of Church and Society Working Committee -- Appendix 1: Proposal to Central Committee on the Environment -- Appendix 2: Aids and the Church as a Healing Community.
Added Entry
World Council of Churches. Church and Society Sub-unit
World Council of Churches. Justice, Peace and Creation
Birch, Charles (Louis Charles), 1918-2009
Brofferio, Sergio
Falcke, Heino
Gustafson, James M.
Houbancev, Antony
Keju-Johnson, Darlene
McDaniel, Jay B. (Jay Byrd), 1949-
Mugambi, J.N.K (Jesse Ndwiga Kanyua)
Rajotte, Freda
Schulze, B.
Thung Mady A. Layendecker
Trickett, David
Tsipis, Kosta
Subjects
Church and the world
Nature - Religious aspects - Christianity
Ecology - Religious aspects - Christianity
Environmental protection - Religious aspects - Christianity
Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (Ecumenical program)
Evolution - Religious aspects - Christianity
Animals - Religious aspects - Christianity
Animal welfare - Religious aspects - Christianity
Unemployment - Religious aspects - Christianity
Nuclear energy - Religious aspects - Christianity
Marshall Islands
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Christianity
Call Number
BR 115 W6 R46 1987
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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Living with the animals : the community of God's creatures

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog3007
Author
Birch, Charles (Louis Charles), 1918-2009
Publication Date
c1997
Material Type
Book
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BT 746 B5 1997
Author
Birch, Charles (Louis Charles), 1918-2009
Place
Geneva
Publisher
WCC Publications
Publication Date
c1997
Physical_Description
xii, 81 [+2] p. ; 21 x 11.7 cm.
Material Type
Book
Notes
"[By] Charles Birch and Lukas Vischer".
Foreword by Martin Robra.
Includes bibliographical references, p. [82].
This book does not deal with the issue of trapping, and especially indigenous peoples and trapping, except a brief reference in the section "Furs and entertainment", pp. 70-73.
Contents: Foreword / Martin Robra -- Introduction -- Part One: Lessons from the Bible / Lukas Vischer -- The Community of the Sixth Day of Creation -- Violence in Creation -- The Fall and Its Consequences -- "He Was with the Animals" -- The Meaning of Sacrifices -- The Witness of Saints -- Praise of God and Respect for Life -- Part Two: Respect for Animals / Charles Birch -- So Like Us -- How Much Is an Elephant Worth ? -- What to Do ? -- Some Suggestions for Further Reading.
Series
Risk book series ; 77
Added Entry
Vischer, Lukas, 1926-2008
World Council of Churches
Subjects
Animals - Religious aspects - Christianity
Nature - Religious aspects - Christianity
Animal rights - Religious aspects - Christianity
Creation
Animal welfare - Religious aspects - Christianity
ISBN
2-8254-1227-9
Call Number
BT 746 B5 1997
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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