TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Muula, Adamson S.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Croatian Medical Journal;Oct2010, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p468
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
55435347

 

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