monogenism


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monogenism

(mə-nŏj′ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
The theory that all humans are descended from the same ancestors. Also called monogeny.

mo·nog′e·nist n.
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Finally, rather than substituting incest for monogenism, Hopkins demonstrates that, ultimately, one cannot maintain "pure races" protected against miscegenation without an incestuous doctrine of blood purity, and yet one cannot celebrate the unity of a single human family without embracing familial or even sibling affinity.
In my Heythrop Journal article I cited a passage from Sullivan's Creative Fidelity where he refers to an unapproved proposal to define monogenism at Vatican I.
The hierarchical monogenist naturalists used the supposed objectivity of science to question the necessity of Biblical monogenism.
His larger intent was to attack the biblicism and monogenism of the English ethnologist James Prichard.