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Quarks, Chaos & Christianity is a well written and easy to understand. I puts God at creation and science as a means to understand the universe and the creative power and mind of... Read morePublished 6 months ago by joe h earwood
I listened to an interview on NPR (On Being, I think) with John Polkinghorne and was very interested in his perspective. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Dortman
These kinds of books aren't going to change anyone's mind about God or religion, but for the believer, his insights are faith promoting.Published 21 months ago by Avis D. Hedin
Polkinghorne does an excellent job of explaining complex theories of Physics, such as Quantum Mechanics and Chaos Theory, in a way that a non-scientist can understand. Read morePublished on October 8, 2013 by Bob's reviews
I'm on my third time reading through this book. It's written by an astrophysicist turned Anglican pastor, so it has an interesting view of some challenging topics, such as "Fact... Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by David
I like the concepts and arguments shared by Polkinghorne, an eminently qualified author on the relationship of faith and science; however, I found the book uninspiring. Read morePublished on September 19, 2010 by Craig Stephans
The author is at his best when presenting complex scientific notions to the uninitiated, and when dispelling common misapprehensions on how science and religion proceed in their... Read morePublished on July 8, 2010 by Romanus
The language and metaphors are simple, perhaps a little too so for some readers, but Polkinghorne covers most of the arguments against religion from science and outlines his view... Read morePublished on June 7, 2010 by Mark Lee
Polkinghorne is usually a puzzling read for me. One admires his expertise in the exotic field of particle physics, and also his zeal in postulating a compatibility between physical... Read morePublished on March 23, 2010 by J. Storey