John C. Polkinghorne





John C. Polkinghorne



John Charlton Polkinghorne is an English theoretical physicist, theologian, writer and Anglican priest. A prominent and leading voice explaining the relationship between science and religion, he was professor of Mathematical physics at the University of Cambridge from 1968 to 1979, when he resigned his chair to study for the priesthood, becoming an ordained Anglican priest in 1982. He served as the president of Queens' College, Cambridge from 1988 until 1996.

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Science and Providence: God...

4.03 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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The Quantum World

3.38 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1984 — 4 editions
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Science and Creation: The S...

3.92 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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One World: The Interraction...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1987 — 3 editions
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Science and Theology: An In...

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4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1998
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The Polkinghorne Reader: Sc...

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From Physicist To Priest

3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2008
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The Faith of a Physicist: R...

3.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1994 — 9 editions
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The Way the World is: The C...

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1983
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Living with Hope: A Scienti...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2003
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