Sir John Polkinghorne
Dr. Polkinghorne is an Anglican priest, the 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. During the same time period, he wrote a series of books on the
compatibility of religion and science. These include Science and Creation, and
most recently, Science and Providence, and his Gifford Lectures, The Faith of a
Physicist. Dr. Polkinghorne was the recipient of the 2002 Templeton Prize.
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