Faith in the Time of AIDS: Religion, Biopolitics and Modernity in South Africa (Non-Governmental Public Action

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9781349560592

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Springer

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This book describes how Christian communities in South Africa have responded to HIV/AIDS and how these responses have affected the lives HIV-positive people, youth and broader communities. Drawing on Foucault and the sociology of knowledge, it explains how religion became influential in reshaping ideas about sexuality, medicine and modernity.

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