Your Favorite Joke? (RJS)

The interview with John Polkinghorne discussed in the post Tuesday concludes with Dean Nelson asking for Dr. Polkinghorne’s favorite scientific joke. Dr. Polkinghorne responds with the requested scientific joke and his favorite theological joke (27:15 in the audio; 54:20 in the video). DN: I think you have your favorite science joke – what is your [Read More...]

Polkinghorne on a Destiny Beyond Death (RJS)

This last week I have been spending my commute listening to the audio recordings of a series of lectures given by John Polkinghorne last November at Point Loma Nazarene University (available on the PLNU website here). There is much to ponder in these lectures, and fuel for several posts. The lecture on Prayer and Providence [Read More...]

An Interview with John Polkinghorne (RJS)

A few weeks ago I posted on an event held at Point Loma Nazarene University last November featuring John Polkinghorne (An Afternoon with John Polkinghorne). This last week I have been listening to the audio recordings (available on the PLNU website here) on my commute to and from work. There is much to ponder in [Read More...]

An Afternoon With John Polkinghorne (RJS)

In this post today I would like to point to a video featuring Rev. Dr. John Polkinghorne. Dr. Polkinghorne was a very successful scientist, an expert and creative theoretical physicist involved in the discovery of quarks. He was Professor of Mathematical Physics at Cambridge University before he resigned to study for the priesthood. He has [Read More...]


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