THE HIBBERT TRUST
This site is sponsored by the Hibbert Trust,
which was founded in 1847 under the will of Robert Hibbert, a
Unitarian. It seeks to promote liberal religion and upholds "the
unfettered exercise of private judgement in matters of religion." The
Hibbert Lectures have been promoted by the Trust for over 100
years, and have been given by such distinguished persons as Max
Muller, Ernest Renan, Albert Schweitzer and Sir Rabindranath Tagore.
In recent years the Hibbert Lectures were broadcast by the BBC
and included Dr David Jenkins former Bishop of Durham and the
Venerable Bede Griffiths.
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