Muslim and Catholic responses to HIV and AIDS in Kenya

Dublin Core

Title

Muslim and Catholic responses to HIV and AIDS in Kenya

Author

Carey, Timothy James

Publisher

Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2018

No. of Pages

205 p.

Language

English

Primary Classification

9.5.6

Secondary Classification

9.5.6; 1.2

Primary keywords

AIDS [pri]; health care delivery [pri]; HIV infection [pri]; Islamic ethics [pri]; Roman Catholic ethics [pri]

Secondary keywords

attitudes; communicable diseases; compassion; health promotion; patient care; religious ethics; theology

Subject

Kenya

Note

Copyright © 2018 by The Rowan & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.

Primary Document Type

b

Table Of Contents

Introduction: "Remove the harm, Lord of men, and give healing": Muslim and Catholic responses to HIV and AIDS in Kenya -- "I was sick and you took care of me": Catholic responses to HIV and AIDS in Nairobi, Kenya -- "Did you not know that one of my servants was sick, and you did not visit him? Did you not know that if you had visited him, you would have found me with him?": Muslim responses to HIV and AIDS in Nairobi, Kenya -- "Mercy triumphs over judgment": Comparative theological notions of mercy, hospitality, and justice in the lived Muslim and Catholic response to HIV and AIDS in Kenya -- "Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her": Lingering questions of sexuality and areas of unaddressed concern -- Conclusion: "Therefore, the Lord waits to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show mercy to you. For the lord is a God of justice; blessed are those who wait for him."

Call Number

RA643.86.K4 C373 2018

Series

Ethnographies of Religion

Bibliography

Includes bibliographic references and index

ISBN

9781498578288 (print)

Collection

Citation

“Muslim and Catholic responses to HIV and AIDS in Kenya,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed November 12, 2019, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/38048.