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John M. MacKenzie and Nigel R. Dalziel

our sectarians’, who were half religious and half political, setting themselves up as ‘judges between masters and apprentices’. He thought they fostered discontent and insubordination among Africans, partly because they themselves sprang ‘from the lower classes, ignorant of human nature’ and were ‘warped and perverted’ by ‘religious dogmas’. Moodie, Ten Years , I, p. 204

in The Scots in South Africa
Ulrike Ehret

‘satanic’ character of the Jews using the very authority of Christianity, the Bible, as proof. The central purpose of the Katechismuswahrheiten was therefore to explain such phrases and to justify the relationship between Christianity and Judaism. Its main argument intended to instruct the reader that ‘Christianity has never been a Jewish religion’.56 It was a deliberate and intelligent fusion of Rosenberg’s racial outlook and Catholic religious dogma: the faithful were called on to recognise Rosenberg’s errors in his own terminology, while the choice of the catechism as

in Church, nation and race
Richard Cleminson

essay on the ‘new sex morality’ pursued by anarchism. 234 At times, his pieces exuded a rather normative tone, as in his discussions of homosexuality, a desire that would be eliminated not through repression but by the bright curative lights of science, the destruction of religious dogma and the steadfast labours of those people of ‘sexualidad normal’. It was these members of a ‘phalanx’ of tenacious fighters who were ‘obligadas a aliviar la cruz de las [personas] que sustentan una sexualidad desviada’ (obliged to alleviate the cross borne by those that display

in Anarchism and eugenics
Narratives exploring relationships in modern British society
Nigel Mather

left one marriage because it was not an ‘equal match’, so we cannot know if they will stay together. The fact that they can joke about relationships going disastrously wrong might be seen as a positive note on which to end. Mark Kermode, in his review of the film, described this as a ‘bitter-sweet denouement’, which left him wondering if it ‘would have been better’ if this particular couple had ‘never met’. 93 If Disobedience shows a prospective couple parting at the close, torn apart by religious dogma and societal pressures, Loach and Paul Laverty’s film

in Sex and desire in British films of the 2000s