C. Polkinghorne is a mathematical physicist and Anglican priest.
He resigned a prestigious position as Professor of Mathematical Physics
at the University of Cambridge in 1979 to pursue theological studies.
then, his extensive writings and lectures have consistently applied
habits to Christianity, resulting in a modern and compelling, new
of the faith. His approach to the fundamentals of Christian orthodoxy
the habits of a rigorous scientific mind have brought him international
recognition as a unique voice for understanding the Bible as well as
doctrine. In March 2002 Polkinghorne won the Templeton
Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual