The Revd Canon Dr John Polkinghorne KBE FRS

1930 – 2021 Physicist, theologian, and clergyman, John Charlton Polkinghorne died 9 March 2021. He was born on 16 October 1930. A lifelong Anglican, he was ordained deacon in 1981 and presbyter in 1982. In 2002, he received the Templeton Prize. Before returning to Cambridge, he spent 2 years lecturing at the University of Edinburgh. He resigned his professorship at Cambridge in 1979 in order to train for ordination.