Contesting the Moral High Ground: Popular Moralists in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Contesting the Moral High Ground: Popular Moralists in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

by Paul T. Phillips

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ISBN-13: 9780773541122
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 03/26/2013
Series: McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas Series , #62
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Paul T. Phillips is senior research professor in the Department of History at St Francis Xavier University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii

Preface xv

Introduction 3

1 The Setting 12

2 One World, One Faith: The Quest for Unity in Julian Huxley's Religion of Evolutionary Humanism 50

3 Bertrand Russell: Reason, Love, and the Conquest of Fear 74

4 Heaven in Heaven: The Cultural Apostasy of Malcolm Muggeridge 100

5 Barbara Ward and the Social Conscience of Christianity 128

Conclusion and Legacy 157

Notes 167

Sources 201

Index 221

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