Advertisement

Two More Considerations: Poverty and “Social Sin”

Chapter
  • 59 Downloads
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan’s Content and Context in Theological Ethics book series (CCTE)

Abstract

Gender alone does not make one more susceptible to contracting HIV. Neither does race or ethnicity or one’s sexual orientation. This is why commentary of “risk groups” is problematic in understanding and halting the spread of this particular virus. However, one significant environmental factor that does greatly increase one’s susceptibility to contracting this virus, as I have briefly mentioned throughout, is poverty.

Keywords

Black Church Moral Evil Willful Neglect Liberationist Theologian Significant Environmental Factor 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Notes

  1. 1.
    Tony Barnett and Alan Whiteside, AIDS in the Twenty-First Century: Disease and Globalization, 2nd Edition (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), 36.Google Scholar
  2. 5.
    Paul Farmer, Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues (Berkeley, CA: The University of California Press, 1999), 50.Google Scholar
  3. 6.
    Jamie T. Phelps, “Joy Came in the Morning Risking Death for Resurrection: Confronting the Evil of Social Sin and Socially Sinful Structures” in A Troubling in My Soul: Womanist Perspectives on Evil & Suffering, ed. Emilie M. Townes (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1993), 48.Google Scholar
  4. 8.
    Frances E. Wood, “‘Take My Yoke upon You’: The Role of the Church in the Oppression of African-American Women” in A Troubling in My Soul:Womanist Perspectives on Evil&Suffering, ed. Emilie M. Townes (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1993), 38.Google Scholar
  5. 9.
    Emilie M. Townes, Breaking the Fine Rain of Death: African American Health Issues and a Womanist Ethic of Care (New York: Continuum, 1998), 133.Google Scholar
  6. 11.
    Delores S. Williams, “A Womanist Perspective on Sin” in A Troubling in My Soul:Womanist Perspectives on Evil&Suffering, ed. Emilie M. Townes (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1993), 146.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Cassie J. E. H. Trentaz 2012

Authors and Affiliations

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations