One World (originally published in 1986) introduces issues in science and religion that Dr. Polkinghorne subsequently continued in Science and Providence and Science and Creation. The books have been widely acclaimed individually and as a series.
John C. Polknghorne is an Anglican priest, past president of Queens’ College, Cambridge University, and former professor of mathematical physics at Cambridge. Polkinghorne resigned his chair in physics to study for the Anglican priesthood. After completing his theological studies and serving at parishes, he returned to Cambridge. In 1997, Dr. Polkinghorne was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for distinguished service to science, religion, learning, and medical ethics. He was the recipient of the 2002 Templeton Prize. He lives in Cambridge, United Kingdom.
There was something ironical in my experience with this book: although there were large portions I did not understand, or even much tried to, other portions revealed such profound... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joseph F. Cuthbertson
This book like many of Polkinghorne's others does a great job of finding the balance between theology and science. Love it.Published 17 months ago by LvilleLee