It’s important to ask hard questions, even (especially?) about those Quaker forbears whose work we admire. David Harrington Watt of Haverford College searches Rufus Jones’ writing, asking the question, was Jones a eugenicist? Find out what he discovered by ordering a copy of QRT #135.
[Image description: David Harrington Watt holds QRT #135. Pull quote: “Jones sometimes expressed himself in ways that are somewhat reminiscent of the ways that proponents of eugenics expressed their ideas.” —David Harrington Watt, “Eugenicists, Quakers, and Rufus Jones, 1893–1938”]