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John Polkinghorne
  • Name: John Polkinghorne
  • Born: 10/16/1930 (90 years old)

John Charlton Polkinghorne KBE FRS (born 16 October 1930) is an English theoretical physicist, theologian, 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.

Birth Name: John Charlton Polkinghorne

Notable Works: The Way the World Is (1983), Faith, Science and Understanding (2000)

Awards: Templeton Prize

School: Trinity College, Cambridge

Alias: John Charlton Polkinghorne

Birth Place: Weston-super-Mare, England

Source: Wikipedia

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