"I Can't Use a Condom, I Am a Christian:" Salvation, Death, and... Naivety in Africa

Muula, Adamson S.
October 2010
Croatian Medical Journal;Oct2010, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p468
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the role of the Christian church in prevention of the spread of HIV and AIDS in Africa. It relates on the contradiction of the Church in promoting the use of condoms in Malawi, where AIDS is one of the causes of high mortality rate. It says that the Church addressed the prevention of HIV spread by providing sex education in the prevention of HIV and promoting the biblical concept towards sex rather than the use condoms. It adds that condoms also fail and bear consequences.


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