Recent Works Bearing On The Relation Of Science To Religion -- By: G. Frederick Wright

Journal: Bibliotheca Sacra
Volume: BSAC 034:134 (Apr 1877)
Article: Recent Works Bearing On The Relation Of Science To Religion
Author: G. Frederick Wright

Recent Works Bearing On The Relation Of Science To Religion1

Rev. G. Frederick Wright

No. IV. —Concerning The True Doctrine Of Final Cause Or Design In Nature

Birks (Thomas R.). Modern Physical Fatalism and the Doctrine of Evolution. 12mo. Macmillan.

Cocker (Prof. B. F., D.D., LL.D.). Theistic Conception of the World. An Essay in Opposition to certain Tendencies of Modern Thought, pp. 426. New York. 1875.

Bowen (Professor Francis). Lowell Lectures on the Application of Metaphysical and Ethical Science to the Evidences of Religion, pp. 465. Boston. 1849. In Lectures viii. and ix. of the First Course, pp. 155-198, the “Argument from Design” is judiciously and powerfully presented, though of course without special reference to the peculiar problems of the present time.

Cook (Rev. Joseph). Monday Lectures delivered in Boston in the Fail and Winter of 1876 and 1877. Published with the author’s revision in the Daily Advertisers of the Tuesdays or Wednesdays following. Especially the Lectures on the Concessions of Evolutionists. Oct. 9,16, 23, 30, 1876.

Dawson (J. W., LL.D.). An Address before the American Association for the Advancement of Science at Detroit, Michigan. August, 1875. pp.26. Montreal. 1875.

Article in International Review for Jan. 1877, in Review of Huxley’s New York Lectures, pp. 17.

Elam (Charles, M.D.). Winds of Doctrine: being an Examination of the Modern Theories of Atomatism and Evolution. Reprinted from Contemporary Review for Sept., Oct., and Dec, 1876. pp. 163. London: Smith, Elder, and Co. 1877.

Fiske (Prof. John). Outlines of Cosmic Philosophy, based on the Doctrine of Evolution. 2 vols. pp. 465, 523. Boston. 1875. Article in North American Review for Jan. 1877. pp. 90-106.

Hickok (Laurens P., D.D., LL.D.). The Logic of Reason, Universal and Eternal, pp. 192. Boston: Lee and Shepard. 1875.

Hill (Thomas, D.D., LL.D.). A Statement of the Natural Sources of Theology; with a Discussion of their Validity and of Modern Sceptical Objections; to which is added an Article on the First Chapter of Genesis. Reprinted from the Ribliotheca Sacra, pp. 139. Andover: W. F. Draper. 1877.

Huxley (Thomas H., F.R.S., F.L.S.). Lectures on the Theory of Evolution, delivered in New York. Published in Tribune Extra. No. 36, also, with the author’s revision, in the Popular Science Monthly for Nov. and Dec. 1876, Jan. 1877.

2. Article on Biology in the ninth edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica.


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