By Hansjörg Dilger,Thera Rasing,Rijk van Dijk

This ebook significantly interrogates rising interconnections among faith and biomedicine in Africa within the period of antiretroviral therapy for AIDS. Highlighting the advanced relationships among non secular ideologies, practices and organisations at the one hand, and biomedical remedy programmes and the clinical languages and public wellbeing and fitness associations that maintain them at the different, this anthology charts principally exposed terrain within the social technology learn of the Aids epidemic. Spanning diverse areas of Africa, the authors provide detailed entry to matters on the interface of faith and scientific humanitarianism and the manifold healing traditions, spiritual practices and moralities as they co-evolve in events of AIDS therapy. This ebook additionally sheds new gentle on how non secular areas are shaped according to the dilemmas humans face with the creation of life-prolonging remedy programmes.

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