Charles Raven(1885-1964) was a prominent Anglican divine and distinguished naturalist who wrote influentially on religious and national issues in the inter-war period. He was, unusually, a leftist, a pacifist and a feminist.
For Paul’s essay on Raven, the man and writer, see under Blog on his website dpcrook.wordpress. com.
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Arthur S Eddington
I have finally finished my little piece on Eddington, who famously tried to reconcile science and religion. Both were attempting to seek out the Inner Light of Truth (in Quaker terms). See what you think. Click on above for my Blog on my website dpcrook. wordpress. com.
Evelyn Underhill was in many ways an amazing woman, a highly influential religious writer, expert on mysticism, interpreter of the human condition and spiritual guide to a troubled twentieth century.
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For Paul’s latest revised essay on the rebellious scientist Lancelot Hogben click below:
The last section deals with Hogben’s philosophy and his views on the nature of living matter, science versus religion and his utopian vision of a localized socialist society.
Hogben was an eminent biologist, radical scientist, an outspoken opponent of Nazi race theory and eugenics, a Quaker pacifist in the First World War, a feminist and an awkward and difficult personality. For Paul’s essay on this intriguing character, see Paul’s essay on his website dpcrook.wordpress.com.
Full of anti-Catholic bigotry, a controversial supporter of Darwinism and eugenics, a social reformer who thought blacks and plebs were genetically inferior, Ernest Barnes stirred waves during the twentieth century. For Paul’s latest edition of his essay on Bishop Barnes, click here or visit his website dpcrook.wordpress.com.Bishop Barnes