Tag: Great Britain
John West Introduces Darwin Comes to Africa
The work explores the poisonous influence of Social Darwinism on British rule in Nigeria in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Two Nigerian Authors and Darwin’s African Legacy
Missing from Chinua Achebe’s account is the role played by scientific racism in driving British imperialist policy in the country.
A Christmas Nightmare for the COVID Era
The Christmas horror-comedy Silent Night offers a shrewd indictment of both mindless secularism and authoritarian science.
Wordsworth and the Faith of the Victorians
Even Charles Bradlaugh, the first atheist member of Parliament, was haunted by the psalmist’s reproach, “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.”
Natural Revelation and Natural Selection: Wordsworth versus Darwin
It has long been recognized that the many hymns to Nature in the poetic works of William Wordsworth (1770-1850) convey an implicit belief in natural theology.