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Facing a pandemic : the African church and the crisis of HIV/AIDS

Author: Elias Kifon Bongmba
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007.
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Traces the history and spread of the HIV/AIDS virus in Africa and its impact on African society and public policy before considering new priorities needed to combat the pandemic.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bongmba, Elias Kifon, 1953-
Facing a pandemic.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007007088
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elias Kifon Bongmba
ISBN: 9781435657618 1435657616 1932792821 9781932792829
OCLC Number: 290591704
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 251 pages)
Contents: Background to HIV/AIDS in Africa --
The Imago Dei and its implications for HIV/AIDS --
HIV/AIDS and the human virtues --
The Imago Dei invites a bold community praxis --
The Church, globalization, and HIV/AIDS --
Conclusion: the challenge of individual responsibility and global obligation.
Responsibility: Elias K. Bongmba.
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