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From Physicist to Priest: An Autobiography


SPCK 2007

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From Physicist to Priest is an autobiography from well-known author, John Polkinghorne, with a unique perspective arising from his roles as both a theologian and a physicist. It tells the story of his journeys into both disciplines from a human angle, including the formative experiences and key relationships he experienced as a child, an undergraduate, graduate, and beyond into university teaching, priesthood, and writing. He describes his developing thoughts and understanding of the value and interdependence of each of the major disciplines and, by so doing, brings a human touch to the big questions that each approach raises.

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Key Features

  • Provides equal seriousness to the insights of science, nature, and history of the universe, along with the deeper insights of the Christian faith
  • Illustrates how science and religion can exist harmoniously in a single life
  • Explores the life of John Polkinghorne, his insight and variety of experience


  • Beginnings
  • Military Interlude
  • Undergraduate
  • Research Student
  • Caltech
  • University Teacher
  • Family
  • Scientific Career
  • Change
  • Westcott
  • Curate
  • Vicar
  • Trinity Hall
  • Queen’s College
  • Theological Writing
  • Committees
  • Retirement

Product Details

  • Title: From Physicist to Priest: An Autobiography
  • Author: John Polkinghorne
  • Publisher: SPCK
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Pages: 182

About John Polkinghorne

John Polkinghorne is past president and now fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge. Former professor of mathematical physics at Cambridge University, he is a priest and canon theologian of Liverpool Cathedral. He won the Templeton Prize for Science and Religion in 2002. His books have been translated into 18 languages so far.

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