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Religion and AIDS in Africa

Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195335941
eISBN:
9780199979080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335941.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides an empirical account of how religion affects the interpretation, prevention, and mitigation of AIDS in the world's most religious continent. Drawing upon their extensive fieldwork ... More


Rain and the Cycle of Ritual

Walter E. A. van Beek

in The Dancing Dead: Ritual and Religion among the Kapsiki/Higi of North Cameroon and Northeastern Nigeria

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199858149
eISBN:
9780199949489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858149.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This last chapter on the rites of dwelling starts with the “initiation of a granary,” as a ritual response to ecological risks. Rain is number one in this dry part of Africa, and the text delves into ... More


Effects of AIDS on Religion

Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb

in Religion and AIDS in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195335941
eISBN:
9780199979080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335941.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapters 1 through 9 focus on how religion in Africa shapes the popular understanding of the AIDS epidemic, modes of prevention, and mitigation of effects. This chapter flips the direction of the ... More


Introduction

Jenny Trinitapoli and Alexander Weinreb

in Religion and AIDS in Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195335941
eISBN:
9780199979080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335941.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Beginning with first-hand observations of responses to the epidemic in Kenya and Malawi, this chapter introduces the central argument of this book: AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa cannot be understood ... More


Contemporary Warfare and American Efforts at Restraint

James Turner Johnson

in From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a New York Times story explaining the “rape epidemic”—the systematic and widespread use of rape and sexual abuse as a preferred means of carrying on an armed conflict—of the war ... More


HIV/AIDS

Safiya George Dalmida and Sandra Thurman

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides some historical background on the HIV/AIDS crisis and on religious groups’ divergent responses to it. As the nature of the disease has shifted, from one causing rapid death to ... More


Influenza Pandemic

Mimi Kiser and Scott Santibañez

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a collaborative program between the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Emory University Interfaith Health Program to promote seasonal influenza ... More


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