H. Orton Wiley Lecture Series
Please visit the H. Orton Wiley Lectures Series page for specific date, time and title of each lecture.
REV. DR. JOHN POLKINGHORNE, noted physicist and theolgian from the United Kingdom, will be guest speaker for the 2010-11 H. Orton Wiley Lecture Series. The series entitled, The Search for Truth in Science and Theology, will take place on November 15 - 17, 2010 in Crill Performance Hall , located in the Cooper Music Building.
Dr. Polkinghorne is a noted household name in the best of Christian academic inquiry, especially as it relates to the intersection of science and faith. As a theoretical physicist he played a significant role in the discovery of the smallest known particle - the "quark." In 1982 he was ordained within the Church of England and served as a perish minister for 5 years. He then returned to Cambridge to serve as Dean of the Chapel at Trinity Hall; and then later as President of Queen's College, Cambridge. As well as being an accomplished author, Dr. Polkinghorne is a founding member of the Society of Ordained Scientists and the International Society for Science and Religion.
Learn more about the lectures and Dr. Polkinghorne at the H. Orton Wiley Lectures Series web page; as well as information on a special ticketed kick-off event: "An Afternoon with John Polkinghorne," that will take place on Sunday afternoon, November 14, 2010.