Quantum Leap

Quantum Leap

How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion

eBook - 2011
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Quantum Leap uses key events in the life of Polkinghorne to introduce the central ideas that make science and religion such a fascinating field of investigation. Sir John Polkinghorne is a British particle physicist who, after 25 years of research and discovery in academia, resigned his post to become an Anglican priest and theologian. He was a professor of mathematical physics at Cambridge University, and was elected to the Royal Society in 1974. As a physicist he participated in the research that led to the discovery of the quark, the smallest known particle. This cheerful biography-cum-appraisal of his life and work uses Polkinghorne's story to approach some of the most important questions: a scientist's view of God; why we pray, and what we expect; does the universe have a point?; moral and scientific laws; what happens next?
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Lion Hudson,, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780857211286
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (192 pages)
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Additional Contributors: Giberson, Karl

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