Department of Sociology

Religions Play Positive Role in African AIDS Crisis

Thu, September 13, 2012
While the Western press often targets religious groups for their roles in handling the African AIDS crisis, these groups tend to play positive—and critical—roles in fighting the epidemic, according to sociologists Dr. Alexander Weinreb (UT-Austin) and Dr. Jenny Trinitapoli (Penn State University). Read more at

Read more about Drs. Weinreb and Trinitapoli's book Religion and AIDS in Africa (Oxford, 2012) here.

Source: Medical Xpress

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