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Title Eugenics and Protestant Social Reform : Hereditary Science and Religion in America, 1860-1940.
Imprint Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2017.

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Description 1 online resource (220 pages)
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Contents Pages:1 to 25; Pages:26 to 50; Pages:51 to 75; Pages:76 to 100; Pages:101 to 125; Pages:126 to 150; Pages:151 to 175; Pages:176 to 200; Pages:201 to 220.
Summary The eugenics movement prior to the Second World War gave voice to the desire of many social reformers to promote good births and prevent bad births. Two sources of cultural authority in this period, science and religion, often found common cause in the promotion of eugenics. The rhetoric of biology and theology blended in strange ways through a common framework known as degeneration theory. Degeneration, a core concept of the eugenics movement, served as a key conceptual nexus between theological and scientific reflection on heredity among Protestant intellectuals and social reformers in the l.
Other Title Print version: Durst, Dennis L. Eugenics and Protestant Social Reform : Hereditary Science and Religion in America, 1860-1940. Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2017 9781532605772