Gifford Lectures: held at the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and St. Andrews

The lectures will take place between 26 January and 5 February 2015 in the Playfair Library, each starting at 5:30pm.


Gifford Lectures Overview:


The prestigious Gifford Lectures have been delivered annually since 1888 by a succession of distinguished international scholars.


The Gifford Lectureships (held at the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and St. Andrews) were established under the will of Adam Lord Gifford (1820-1887), a Senator of the College of Justice at the University of Edinburgh.


Established to ‘promote and diffuse the study of Natural Theology in the widest sense of the term – in other words, the knowledge of God,’ the Lectureships have enabled a most notable field of scholars to contribute to the advancement of theological thought.


Places for individual lectures can be reserved at here.

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