All Baird Lectures

This section contains searchable pdf files of all the published Baird Lectures, first dating from 1873.

1873 – The Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures – Robert Jamieson
1874 – The Mysteries of Christianity – T J Crawford
1875 – Endowed Territorial Work – William Smith
1876 – Theism – Robert Flint
1877 – Anti-Theistic Theories – Robert Flint
1879 – Messianic Prophecy – Paton J Gloag
1880 – Historical Development of Supernatural Religion – John Christie
1882 – The Westminster Assembly – Prof A F Mitchell
1883 – St Paul’s Use of the Terms Flesh and Spirit – Prof Wm Dickson
1885 – The Revelation of St John – Prof Wm Milligan
1887 – The Church of Christ – Prof A H Charteris
1889 – Early Religion of Israel – Prof J Robertson
1891 – The Ascension of Heavenly Priesthood of our Lord – Prof Wm Milligan
1892 – Sacrifice: Its Prophecy and Fulfilment – Archd Scott
1895 – The Scottish Church in Christendom – Prof H Cowan
1897 – Apostolic ministry in the Scottish Church – Prof R H Story
1899 – The Scottish Reformation – Prof A F Mitchell
1901 – The Church and its Social Mission – Very Revd J Marshall Lang
1903 – The Ministry and Sacraments of the Church of Scotland – Very Revd Donald Macleod
1905 – The Rule of Faith – Prof W P Paterson
1907 – The Four Gospels in the Earliest Church History – Prof T Nicol
1909 – Modern Substitutes for Christianity – Very Revd P McAdam Muir
1911 – New Testament Criticism: Its History and Results – Revd J A McClymont
1913 – Christian Freedom – Prof W M McGregor
1915 – The Apostles of India – Revd J N Ogilvie
1917 – The Idea of Immortality – Prof G Galloway
1920 – The Christian Vindication of Patriotism – Robert Stevenson
1922 – Jeremiah – Prof G Adam Smith
1924 – Religious Experience – R H Fisher
1926 – Music in Church Worship – G W Stewart
1928 – The Idealism of Christian Ethics – G Walker
1929 – The New Testament and its Transmission – Prof G Milligan
1932 – The Riddle of the World – Prof D S Cairns
1934 – Post Exilic Judaism – Prof Adam Welch
1935 – Parish and Parish Church – Revd P D Thomson
1942 – Youth in the new Order – W M Wightman
1946 – New Forms of the Old Faith – Revd James Black
1947 – The Chaplains in the Church of Scotland – Revd T B Stewart Thomson
1949 – The Epistle to the Hebrews – Prof Wm Manson
1950 – Church and Ministry – Prof G D Henderson
1955 – A History of Worship in the Church of Scotland – Revd W D Maxwell
1960 – Christian Faith and the Providential Order – Revd A C Craig
1965 – History and Duties of the Office of Elder – Revd G M Dryburgh
1971 – Ethics in a Permissive Society – Prof Wm Barclay
1975 – Message, Media, Mission – Revd R F Falconer
1978 – Saltire and Thistle – Revd J. BP Bulloch
1985 – Kirk by Divine Right – Very Revd A Herron
1990 – Music’s Magic Lost: Can it be regained? – Revd Ian Mackenzie
2004 – Netting Citizens – Revd Johnston McKay
2007 – Celebrating 150 years of Scottish Scholarship
2009 – What should they know of preaching who only preaching know? – Very Revd Dr Andrew McLellan