Chalmers, Thomas

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.


Curiosmith features:

The Expulsive Power of a New Affection.



  • 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