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    DescriptionWhen AIDS was first identified, Christians were thrown into a state of shock. No more nor less than the rest of the human race. The Christian right immediately declared that this was a punishment from God on promiscuous gays. But HIV and AIDS also spread amongst the heterosexual community and worked its devastating way through the African continent. HIV/AIDS now also poses a huge challenge to India, which has more than five million people living with HIV/AIDS, the second largest after South Africa.And yet The Vatican still condemns the use of contraceptives in any circumstances. Here a group of progressive Christians face the fundamental issues full on. From the start The Dominican Order made the care of AIDS sufferers a primary concern. This book was inspired by them and their former Master Timothy Radcliffe is a major contributor and inspiration in this book. The concern is to dig down to deeper issues of theology, sexuality and Christian ethics.


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    Title
    Christians and Sexuality in the Time of AIDS
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Timothy Radcliffe, By (author) Lytta Basset
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780826499110
    ISBN 10: 0826499112
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25410
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-RK
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    BIC subject category V2: HRCX6
    Ingram Subject Code: RK
    BIC subject category V2: JFFH2
    BISAC V2.8: REL012110
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 54
    BISAC V2.8: REL067070
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 261.8357
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL105000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 261.8/357
    LC classification: BT708 .C4545 2007
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVG, JBFN, QRVP7, QRVS2
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
    Publication date
    10 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Timothy Radcliffe was until recently Master of The Dominican Order. He is the winner of the 2007 Michael Ramsey prize for theological writing for his book What is the Point of Being a Christian? He lives in Oxford. Lytta Basset is a Reformed Minister of Religion and Professor of Theology in Lausanne, Switzerland. This is her fifth book, but the first to be translated into English.
    Review quote
    mention in Bookseller Buyers Guide, 1 January 2008
    Table of contents
    Introduction; Some Personal Testimonies; Sex, Democracy and Transcendence; Being Authentic Partners; This is My Body: Christianity and Sexuality; The Debate Today: essential ingredients; The African perspective (by Abdon Goudjo); Epilogue: A Christian Contribution to Sexual Ethics.