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Catholic Ethicists on HIV/AIDS Prevention

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group (Sd) (2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826412513
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826412515
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 15.9 x 24.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 726 g
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"...a brilliant collection of essays. This powerful new book...will appeal to both Catholic and non-Catholic HIV/AIDS strategists..." -- Developing World Bioethics, 2001

"A significant book...The volume presents not only the depth and breadth of the problem but also its complexity." -- Theological Studies

"Insightful and well-organized, this is an excellent study/discussion text. A valuable practical resource..." -- Vision, April 2002

"This book is a milestone in understanding and responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic from the point of view of Christians." -- Aids Care, 2001

"This is a challenging and unsettling book with the capacity to produce moral outrage...” -- British Journal of General Practice, April 2001

“ is a fascinating investigation into the Church’s evolution in response to the global pandemic.” -- Positive Nation, July/August 2001

“...provides a useful snapshot of Catholic efforts to deal with this terrible epidemic in a compassionate way.” -- The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Spring 2001 --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

About the Author

James F. Keenan, S.J., is professor of theological ethics at Boston College. He was principal editor of Catholic Ethicists on HIV/AIDS Prevention and is the author of numerous books, including The Works of Mercy: The Heart of Catholicism, Moral Wisdom: Lessons and Texts from the Catholic Tradition, Virtues for Ordinary Christians, Commandments of Compassion, Goodness and Rightness in Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae, and (with Daniel Harrington) Jesus and Virtue Ethics annd Paul and Virtue Ethics. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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