Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion (BOK)
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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?
|Forfatter||Dean Nelson, Karl W. Giberson||Forlag||
|Dimensjoner||13cm x 19,8cm x 1,9cm||Vekt||212 gram|
|Leverandør||Bertram Trading Ltd||Emner og form||Christian theology, Biography: science, technology & medicine, Religion & science, Biography: religious & spiritual, Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)|