Gifford lectures 2021

The Disappearance of Ethics

The Gifford Lectures (2021-2022) will be delivered by Oliver O’Donovan, Professor Emeritus of Christian Ethics and Practical Theology at the University of Edinburgh and Honorary Professor at St Andrews. This year, the lecture series will take place online via Microsoft Teams.

Attendance is open to the public, but we ask that you please register for the lectures. Please note that you need to register for each lecture that you want to attend. Link to subsequent registrations can be found by following the link above. A link to the online Teams event will be circulated to registered attendees later in October.

The lecture series, “The Disappearance of Ethics” will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 17:30 starting Tuesday, 26 October, 2021 and ending on Thursday, 11 November, 2021.

26 October: The missing object:  the good

28 October: The missing frontier:  time

2 November: The missing agent:  the person

4 November: Creation and the recovery of reality

9 November: Law and the recovery of history

11 November: Spirit and the recovery of agency

Attendance is free and open to the public.

Any questions can be directed to Dr Robyn Boeré on reb8@st-andrews.ac.uk.