The Gifford Lectures

The Gifford Lectures

The prestigious Gifford Lectureships were established by Adam Lord Gifford (1820–1887), a senator of the College of Justice in Scotland. The purpose of Lord Gifford's bequest to the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews and Aberdeen was to sponsor lectures to “promote and diffuse the study of Natural Theology in the widest sense of the term—in other words, the knowledge of God”.

The online Gifford Lectures database presents a comprehensive collection of books derived from the Gifford Lectures. In addition to the books, the Web site contains a biography of each lecturer and a summary of the lecture or book. The Web site also contains a biography of Adam Lord Gifford, a copy of his will bequeathing money to the four major Scottish universities to hold the lectures, a brief description of natural theology, an introduction to each of the four universities and news about forthcoming Gifford-related events.

New Threats to Freedom

New Threats to Freedom

Drawing together high profile contributors such as Christopher Hitchens, David Mamet, and twenty others, our book New Threats to Freedom tackles insidiously subtle cultural phenomena that are quietly eroding our freedoms. The companion website digs even deeper. There, visitors will find excerpts from the book, scholarship contests, new videos, fresh content and other news.

Templeton Science and Religion Book Series

Templeton Science and Religion Book Series

In the Templeton Science and Religion Series, scientists from a wide range of fields distill their experience and knowledge into brief tours of their respective specialties. The series was launched in 2008 with the publication of Harold G. Koenig’s book, Medicine, Religion, and Health. Since that time, the series editors J. Wentzel van Huyssteen and Khalil Chamcham have expanded it to nine titles covering everything from paleontology, to neuroscience, to technology.