Dean Nelson directs the journalism program at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. His latest books are Quantum Leap: How John Polkinghorne Found God in Science and Religion and God Hides in Plain Sight: How to See the Sacred in a Chaotic World.
John Polkinghorne remembers the day when some of his colleagues thought he had lost his mind. He was already famous as a physicist for his work in helping explain the existence of quarks and gluons, the smallest known particles. He had been selected to be a member of England's Royal Society, one of the highest honors that can be bestowed on a scientist.
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