Thomas Chalmers (1780–1847) was born in Anstruther, Scotland. He taught science and mathematics and also was a preacher. He began his larger ministry in 1815, at the Tron Church in Glasgow, where he became very popular. In 1823, he became a Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St. Andrews. From 1828 to 1843, he was a Professor of theology at The University at Edinburgh. As a leader in the Disruption of 1843, he became Professor of Theology to the seceding body, among other activities.
- The Evidence and Authority of the Christian Revelation.
- A Series of Discourses on the Christian Religion viewed in Connexion with Modern Astronomy.
- The Christian and Civil Economy of Large Towns.
- Bridgewater Treatise on the Power, Wisdom, and Goodness of God, as Manifested in the Adaptation of External Nature to the Moral and Intellectual Constitution of Man.
- Treatises on Political Economy, etc.
- Posthumous Works, edited by his Son-in-law, Rev. W. Hanna, LL.D.
- Commercial Discourses
- Occasional Discourses
- Lectures on the Romans
- Natural Theology
- Moral Philosophy
- Congregational Sermons
- Tracts and Essays