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John Polkinghorne
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Born: October 16, 1930 (age 88)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Physicist, priest, writer

Bio: The Rev. Dr John Charlton Polkinghorne, KBE, FRS is an English theoretical physicist, theologian, writer, and Anglican priest. He was professor of Mathematical physics at the University of Cambridge from 1968 to 1979, when he resigned his chair to study for the priesthood, becoming an ordained Anglican priest in 1982. He served as the president of Queens' College, Cambridge from 1988 until 1996.

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