By Felicitas Becker, Wenzel Geissler, P. Wenzel Geissler
This quantity explores how AIDS is known, faced and lived with via non secular principles and practices, and the way those, in flip, are reinterpreted and adjusted by way of the event of AIDS. reading the social construction, and productiveness, of AIDS - linking physically and non secular reports, and non secular, clinical, political and financial discourses - the papers counter simplified notions of causal results of AIDS on faith (or vice versa). as a substitute, they exhibit people's resourcefulness of their fight to maneuver forward despite adversity. This relativises the imaginative and prescient of doom generally linked to the African AIDS epidemic; and it permits to work out AIDS, rather than a novel occasion, because the end result of a century-long strategy of altering livelihoods, physically health and wellbeing and religious imaginaries.