Community health centers (CHCs) play a critical role in the primary care safety net.
Even as cultural property faces immediate peril today in conflict zones like Syria and Mali, there is anecdotal evidence that some nations are awakening to the diplomatic and foreign policy benefits that can flow from the repatriation of cultural patrimony.
This article examines the different ways in which faith-based organizations (FBO) frame discussions about HIV.
This systematic review distills lessons on successfully implementing congregation HIV efforts.
A faith-based health research network could create a framework for evaluating such efforts.
Housing is a great unmet need for individuals living with HIV/AIDS Project New Hope in Los Angeles, CA, may be the nations first housing program exclusively designed for people with HIV/AIDS.
Research has shown that the more religious people are, the less likely they are to have substance use disorders. This study found that this relationship is not affected by how much social support people have or their mental health status.
Describes religiosity and denominational affiliation among the US population with HIV and tests whether linked with HIV-related risk behaviors.
The author's analysis considers justice from the eyes of the people among whom terrorist and insurgents hide.
Book review of George Michael: The Enemy of My Enemy: The Alarming Convergence of Militant Islam and the Extreme Right
Autocracy in the Middle East has bred a rich tradition of subversive political jokes; contrary to myths about Muslim oversensitivity, humor has long been expertly wielded by Muslim reformers and enjoyed from the Muslim club to the Muslim street.
Details various models al-Qaida may be using to attract new members.
Addresses the important issue of the ideological differences between theUnited States and al-Qaida and the necessity to win the war of ideas.
It is still within the power of Europeans and Americans -- and their Muslim citizens -- to foster a dialogue that as Tariq Ramadan hopes, will enrich rather than destroy.
This study surveyed attitudes toward mental health services and barriers to providing these services within the agencies of QueensCare Health and Faith Partnership, a network of faith based organizations, and parish nurses who provided health care in a low-income, ethnically diverse area of Los Angeles.
Assesses pastor-level factors that affect the successful recruitment and implementation of community-based health promotion programs in Black churches
The Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has become one of the main centres of extremist Islamic activity in South Asia.
Little is known about the health behaviors of church attendees.
The authors attempt to integrate, elaborate, and test hypotheses about the determinants of church membership among young adults.
This paper uses data from the 1990 National Jewish Population Survey to examine determinants of intermarriage of Jewish men and women entering a first marriage between 1923 and 1990.