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Preaching eugenics : religious leaders and the American eugenics movement

Verfasser/in: Christine Rosen
Verlag: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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"Preaching Eugenics tells how Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish leaders confronted and, in many cases, enthusiastically embraced eugenics - a movement that embodied progressive attitudes about modern science at the time. Christine Rosen argues that religious leaders pursued eugenics precisely when they moved away from traditional religious tenets. The liberals and modernists - those who challenged their churches to  Weiterlesen…
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Medientyp: Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Christine Rosen
ISBN: 019515679X 9780195156799
OCLC-Nummer: 52311882
Beschreibung: viii, 286 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Inhalt: Fervent charity --
Certifying eugenic purity in the churches --
Protestant promoters and Jewish eugenics --
Eugenicists discover Jesus --
Sterilization, birth control, and the Catholic confrontation with eugenics --
Twilight converts.
Verfasserangabe: Christine Rosen.
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'Preaching Eugenics' tells how Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish leaders confronted and, in many cases, enthusiastically embraced eugenics - a movement that embodied progressive attitudes about modern  Weiterlesen…

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