Moral Order Of The World

Moral Order Of The World

by A. B. Bruce
     
 

A.B. Bruce's second series of Gifford Lectures, delivered in Glasgow (1898) focus on an historical survey of the Moral Order. The first series of lectures had been on Providential Order, which Bruce considered theistic. Here, Bruce includes in his survey those whose moralities do not necessarily hold to a belief in a living personal God, as well as theists. The

Overview

A.B. Bruce's second series of Gifford Lectures, delivered in Glasgow (1898) focus on an historical survey of the Moral Order. The first series of lectures had been on Providential Order, which Bruce considered theistic. Here, Bruce includes in his survey those whose moralities do not necessarily hold to a belief in a living personal God, as well as theists. The author conducts his survey in light of the question, with regard to the moral order, what have the wisest thought? Included in the survey are chapters on Buddha, Zoroaster, the Stoics, Job, Jesus, Browning, and modern dualism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592445677
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
02/01/2004
Series:
The Gifford Lectures: Series
Pages:
444
Product dimensions:
0.90(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

Meet the Author

Alexander Balmain Bruce (1831-1899) was educated at the University of Edinburgh and the Divinity Hall of the Free Church of Scotland. Bruce served as minister in various congregations until 1875 when he was appointed Professor of Apologetics and New Testament Exegesis in the Free Church Hall, Glasgow, a position he held until his death.

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