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Invitation lectures, 1955-1968

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MS. Coulson 111

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Folders D.4.1-D.4.2: 1955-1957.

'Science and the Christian'. A series of 3 lectures delivered at Manchester University under the auspices of the Student Christian Movement in the autumn of 1956: 'Science and Creation', 'Science and an Industrial Society' and 'Christian Hope in a Troubled World'.

Folder D.4.1: 'Science and the Christian'. Mss. typescripts, transcripts, background information.

Folder D.4.2: 'Science and the Christian'. Correspondence regarding arrangements for delivery and publication of the lectures. The folder includes Coulson's correspondence with N.F.S. Ferré regarding Science and Christian Belief.

Folders D.4.3-D.4.4: 1956-1964.

'Christian Belief in the Modern World', the Firth Lectures, University of Nottingham, October-November 1956. This was a series of 5 lectures based on the Riddell Lectures given in Newcastle in 1953. Coulson re-wrote and greatly expanded the original material. The Firth Lectures were to be published by the Student Christian Movement Press, but Coulson never completed the ms. for publication.

Folder D.4.3: 'Christian Belief in the Modern World'. Background material and notes assembled for the lectures.

Folder D.4.4: 'Christian Belief in the Modern World'. Correspondence with University officials and SCM Press re arrangements for delivery and publication of lectures. Folder also includes Coulson's correspondence with officers of numerous religious and scientific societies who invited him to speak during his stay at the University.

Folders D.4.5-D.4.9: 1962-1967.

'The influence of science on the Christian faith'. The Sir D. Owen Evans Lectures, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, April 1966. This was a series of 3 lectures with the titles 'The world of things - creation', 'The world of history - evolution' and 'The world of people - redemption'. The lectures were to have been published with the Fremantle Lectures (see below) but the ms. was never prepared for publication.

Folder D.4.5: 'The influence of science on the Christian faith'. Typescript (34 pp.) of lectures.

Folder D.4.6: 'The influence of science on the Christian faith'. Ms. draft of Lecture I. Background material, including typescript of several earlier lectures by Coulson on similar topics.

Folder D.4.7: 'The influence of science on the Christian faith'. Ms. drafts of Lectures II and III.

Folder D.4.8: 'The influence of science on the Christian faith'. Folder of extensive bibliographic material assembled by Coulson.

Folder D.4.9: 'The influence of science on the Christian faith'. Correspondence with the University re arrangements for delivery of lectures. Invitations to speak to numerous religious and scientific societies and to preach at the local Methodist Church.

Folders D.4.10-D.4.11: 1961-1968.

'Science and faith'. the Fremantle Lectures, Balliol College, Oxford, February 1968. This was a series of 4 lectures which used sub-stantially the same material as the earlier lectures in Aberystwyth. Coulson added one additional lecture for the Oxford series which he titled 'The world of the future'.

Folder D.4.10: 'Science and faith'. Correspondence with the Master of Balliol in 1961 who asked Coulson to suggest names of possible lecturers for the series and in 1965-1968 regarding arrangements for Coulson's own lectures.

Folder D.4.11: 'Science and faith'. Ms. draft and extensive background material for Lecture IV.

Dates

  • 1955-1968

Extent

11 folders

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Coulson 111

Former reference:

CSAC 60/4/78/D.4/1-11

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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