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When the bamboo bends : Christ and culture in Japan

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog4232
Author
Takenaka, Masao, 1925-2006
Publication Date
2002
Material Type
Book : Paper
Location
U. of T. Libraries
Call Number
BR 1305.5 T3W4 2002
Author
Takenaka, Masao, 1925-2006
Place
Geneva
Publisher
World Council of Churches
Publication Date
2002
Physical_Description
xiii, 72 p. : ill. ;
Material Type
Book : Paper
Notes
"[By] Masao Takenaka".
Includes bibliographical references.
"This book is intended to be a companion to my earlier book 'God is Rice' which was published in 1986". -- Preface, p. [ix].
This book "is a visual and thought-provoking exploration of spirituality in the Eastern Christian tradition. Throughout the world Christian ideas are expressed through local culture. In the East, and in Japan in particular, bamboo is a key cultural symbol. It characteristics -- shape, flexibility, eternally green leaves and hollow stem -- are interpreted in the light of their religious significance. The objective of this book is to stimulate ideas of the relationship between Christ and culture throughout the world". -- back cover.
Contents: Preface -- Bamboo as a Symbol -- Bamboo in a Christian Context -- Christianity in Japan Today -- Clean Wind and Bending Stem -- Strong Roots and Empty Centre -- Epilogue: Sounding the Bamboo -- Reading List -- Acknowledgments.
Colophon: Printed in Switzerland.
Series
Risk book series ; 100
Added Entry
World Council of Churches
Subjects
Christianity and culture - Japan
Bamboo
Christian art and symbolism
Art, Japanese
ISBN
2-8254-1362-3
Call Number
BR 1305.5 T3W4 2002
Location
U. of T. Libraries
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AIDS : meeting the challenge : data, facts, background

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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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