Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion (BOK)

Dean Nelson, Karl W. Giberson

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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?


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2011
Forfatter Dean Nelson, Karl W. Giberson Forlag
ISBN 9781854249722 Antall sider 192
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)