Scottish judge Adam Gifford believed that the active knowledge of God engenders humanity’s well-being. Thus, in his 1885 will, he bequeathed £80,000 to four Scottish universities—Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, and St. Andrews—for the establishment of a lecture series dealing with natural theology. For over a century, the Gifford Lecture Series has featured the most prestigious theologians, ethicists, philosophers, and scientists, presenting premier research and insightful perspectives on the value of natural theology. Philosopher Jacques Barzun described the Gifford Lectures as “the highest honor in a philosopher’s career.”
This Collection contains 17 volumes of selected lectures from the University of Glasgow’s Gifford Series. The lecturers reflect on topics such as natural, psychological, and physical religion, the relationship between religion and science, and the moral and providential order of the world. Those interested in theology, philosophy, ethics, and science will find this collection a valuable addition to their digital library.
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Interested in reading more works from the Gifford Lectures series? Check out Select Gifford Lectures Delivered at Aberdeen (13 vols.) and Select Gifford Lectures Delivered at Edinburgh (19 vols.).