HIV/AIDS in Africa – Wikipedia
HIV/AIDS is a major public health concern and cause of death in many parts of Africa. Although the continent is home to about 15.2 percent of the world’s population, more than two-thirds of the total infected worldwide – some 35 million people – were Africans, of whom 15 million have already died. Sub-Saharan Africa alone accounted for an estimated 69 percent of all people living with HIV
Eritrea – Wikipedia
Eritrea (/ ˌ ɛr ɪ ˈ t r eɪ. ə, -ˈ t r iː ə /; ()), officially the State of Eritrea is a country in the Horn of Africa, with its capital at Asmara.It is bordered by Sudan in the west, Ethiopia in the south, and Djibouti in the southeast. The northeastern and eastern parts of Eritrea have an extensive coastline along the Red Sea.The nation has a total area of approximately 117,600 km 2
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Archives – Philly.com
Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com.
One Flock, One Shepherd – Bob Cornwall
One of the most beloved of Christian images is that of Jesus the Good Shepherd, a metaphor that we see developed by Jesus in John 10. When we read this passage, we do so in light of other shepherding images as well—most especially the words of Psalm 23 (the Psalm for the day): “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want . . . .”
Gates of Vienna
Note: The following post accompanies Takuan Seiyo’s latest piece.Both are being kept “sticky” until tonight. Scroll down for other posts that have appeared since Wednesday. Certain posts at Gates of Vienna, among them those by Takuan Seiyo, tend to attract the attention and comments of people who are preoccupied with the Jews.
Light, Faith, and Eternal Life — Lectionary Reflection
This passage can present problems for many Christians, especially those who consider themselves Progressives. Because this passage is so linked to the idea of personal salvation, along with a particular view of the atonement (which is not present in the text) that many would rather move on and ignore the text, but could there be more to the story?
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Peak Energy & Resources, Climate Change, and the
Preservation of Knowedge, peak oil, ecology – Preface. This is a brief summary of the Capellan-Perez paper that calculates the land needed to use solar to replace electricity as well as the land needed if solar were to replace all of societies use of energy (i.e. transportation, manufacturing, industry, heating of homes and buildings, and so on).