Preaching eugenics : religious leaders and the American eugenics movement (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Preaching eugenics : religious leaders and the American eugenics movement

Author: Christine Rosen; International Society for Science and Religion.
Publisher: [Cambridge] : [International Society for Science and Religion], [2007?]
Series: ISSR library, no. 147.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Rosen; International Society for Science and Religion.
ISBN: 019515679X 9780195156799
OCLC Number: 756864646
Notes: "ZZ91 RC01" -- Spine.
Previously published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Description: viii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: ISSR library, no. 147.
Responsibility: Christine Rosen.
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"Henry Ford famously said that history is bunk. That statement was bunk, and no better evidence for that could be found than Christine Rosen's splendid, absorbing book Preaching Eugenics. She tells Read more...

 
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