By Felicitas Becker, Wenzel Geissler, P. Wenzel Geissler
This quantity explores how AIDS is known, faced and lived with via non secular rules and practices, and the way those, in flip, are reinterpreted and altered via the adventure of AIDS. studying the social creation, and productiveness, of AIDS - linking physically and religious studies, and non secular, clinical, political and monetary discourses - the papers counter simplified notions of causal results of AIDS on faith (or vice versa). in its place, they reveal people's resourcefulness of their fight to maneuver forward inspite of adversity. This relativises the imaginative and prescient of doom largely linked to the African AIDS epidemic; and it permits to work out AIDS, rather than a novel occasion, because the fruits of a century-long means of altering livelihoods, physically future health and non secular imaginaries.
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Aids and Religious Practice in Africa by Felicitas Becker, Wenzel Geissler, P. Wenzel Geissler