Vulnerability, Churches, and HIV

Vulnerability, Churches, and HIV

by Goran Gunner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606080580
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2009
Series: Church of Sweden Research Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Goran Gunner is a researcher at the Church of Sweden Research Department and an associate professor at the University of Uppsala. He is author and editor of several books in Swedish about freedom of religion and other human rights issues.

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Introduction: Vulnerability, Churches, and HIV Goran Gunner 1

1 On Being an HIV-positive Church and Doing Theology in an HIV-positive World Musa W. Dube 5

2 The Body of Christ Has HIV Susanne Rappmann 24

3 Jesus, the Leper, and HIV and AIDS: Suffering, Solidarity, and Structural Transformation Kenneth R. Overberg, S.J. 33

4 Women and the Choices They Hold: Hope in the HIV Epidemic Edwina Ward 52

5 A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of the Church of Sweden about HIV from a Global Perspective 68

Resources 95

Bibliography 99

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