theo 104 - Polkinghorne, "So Finely Tuned a...

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Polkinghorne, "So Finely Tuned a Universe" 1. What does Polkinghorne do for a living? 2. With what different aspects of the human experience are science and religion involved? 3. Why does Polkinghorne say that the laws of nature "are not sufficiently intellectually satisfying in themselves? 4. What did Einstein mean when he said "The only incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"? 5. What does Polkinghorne mean by a "finely tuned universe"? 6. What is the point of John Leslie's "execution" example? 7. With what question is the biblical doctrine of Creation concerned? 8. What is Polkinghorne's interpretation of the relation between chance and necessity?
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1. Polkinghorn is the president of Queens’ College, University of Cambridge and an ordained Anglican preist. He was formerly a prof. of mathematical physics at Cambridge. He worked most of his life as a theoretical physicist. 2. Science is involved with the human experience in terms of our impersonal encounter
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