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Author Merricks, Patrick T., author
Title Religion and racial progress in twentieth-century Britain : Bishop Barnes of Birmingham / by Patrick T. Merricks
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017
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Descript 1 online resource (ix, 250 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Note 1 Introduction -- 2 Anglican Modernism -- 3 Heredity and Race -- 4 The Eugenic Philosophy -- 5 Negative Eugenics -- 6 Conclusion
This book is the first in-depth analysis of Ernest William Barnes' Christian-eugenic philosophy: 'bio-spiritual determinism'. As a testament to the popularity of the movement, mid-twentieth century British eugenics is contextualized within a remarkably diverse selection of discourses including secular and Anglican interpretations of modernism, poverty, population, gender equality, pacifism and racism. This begins to address the scholastic gap on Christian eugenics while highlighting the perseverance of eugenic racism after World War Two
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Subject Barnes, Ernest William, 1874-1953 -- Philosophy
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- 20th century
Racism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Eugenics -- Great Britain -- 20th century
Human genetics -- Religious aspects
History of Britain and Ireland
History of Religion
History of Science
Modern History
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