Polkinghorne, John, Sir, KBE, FRS

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.


The Polkinghorne Reader : Science, Faith, and the Search for Meaning (Edited by Thomas Jay Oord) (SPCK and Templeton Foundation Press, 2010) ISBN 1-59947-315-1 and ISBN 978-0-281-06053-5
The Way the World is : The Christian Perspective of a Scientist (1984 – revised 1992) ISBN 0-281-04597-6
One World (SPCK/Princeton University Press 1987; Templeton Foundation Press, 2007) ISBN 978-1-59947-111-2
Science and Creation (SPCK/New Science Library, 1989; Templeton Foundation Press, 2006) ISBN 978-1-59947-100-6
Science and Providence (SPCK/New Science Library, 1989; Templeton Foundation Press, 2006) ISBN 978-1-932031-92-8
Reason and Reality: Relationship Between Science and Theology (SPCK/Trinity Press International 1991) ISBN 978-0-281-04487-0
Quarks, Chaos and Christianity (1994; Second edition SPCK/Crossroad 2005) ISBN 0-281-04779-0
The Faith of a Physicist – published in the UK as Science and Christian Belief (1994) ISBN 0-691-03620-9
Serious Talk: Science and Religion in Dialogue (Trinity Press International/SCM Press, 1996) ISBN 978-1-56338-109-6
Scientists as Theologians (1996) ISBN 0-281-04945-9
Beyond Science: The wider human context (CUP 1996) ISBN 978-0-521-57212-5
Searching for Truth (Bible Reading Fellowship/Crossroad, 1996)
Belief in God in an Age of Science (Yale University Press, 1998) ISBN 0-300-08003-4
Science and Theology (SPCK/Fortress 1998) ISBN 0-8006-3153-6
The End of the World and the Ends of God (Trinity Press International, 2000)