Knighted by the Queen!Britain born in 1930, he had his first PhD(Physics) at age 25. While at Cambridge University he joined the Christian Union and in 1968 he was offered a professorship in mathematical physics and had a role in the discovery of nuclear quark(Britannica). He served a Doctrine Commission of the Church of England in 1989-95. In 1997, Polkinghorne was knighted by the Queen of England as the leading voice on the relationship between science and religion.
Video on Science and Theology
Author34 Books written. Twenty-six of those are dedicated to the combination of science and religion together. Some of the titles include but are not limited to:
-Searching for Truth
-Belief in God in an age of Science
-Beyond Science: The Wider Human Context
-God of Hope and the End of the World
-The Archbishops School of Christianity and Science.
-Quantum Physics and Theology: An Unexpected Kinship
Templeton PrizeIn 2002, while at University of Durham he was awarded the Templeton Prize for his contributions to research at the interface between science and religion.