The Coevolution of Human Origins, Human Variation, and Their Meaning in the Nineteenth Century

Ideas about biology, race, and theology were bound up together in nineteenth-century scholarship, although they are rarely, if ever, considered together today. Nevertheless, the new genealogical way of thinking about the history of life arose alongside a new way of thinking about the Bible, and a ne...

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Published in:Zygon
Subtitles:TERENCE KEEL'S DIVINE VARIATIONS: A SYMPOSIUM
Main Author: Marks, Jonathan M. 1955-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Wiley-Blackwell [2019]
In:Zygon
Year: 2019, Volume: 54, Issue: 1, Pages: 246-251
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Theory of evolution / Coevolution / Human being / Diversity / Natural sciences / History 1800-1900
Further subjects:B Alfred Russel Wallace
B Ernst Haeckel
B Biblical Studies
B scientific racism
B Evolution
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:Ideas about biology, race, and theology were bound up together in nineteenth-century scholarship, although they are rarely, if ever, considered together today. Nevertheless, the new genealogical way of thinking about the history of life arose alongside a new way of thinking about the Bible, and a new way of thinking about people. They connected with one another in subtle ways, and modern scholarly boundaries do not map well on to nineteenth-century scholarship.
ISSN:1467-9744
Contains:Enthalten in: Zygon
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1111/zygo.12482