First Templeton Lecturer Wins Templeton Prize – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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First Templeton Lecturer Wins Templeton Prize

Mary Gerhart, professor of religious studies, wishes to inform the campus that John Polkinghorne the first Templeton lecturer in the annual series co-sponsored by the Colleges, was the 2002 Templeton Prize recipient, receiving $1,000,000. John C. Polkinghorne is a mathematical physicist and Anglican priest. His best-known books include The Way the World Is (1983), The Faith of a Physicist (1994), and Belief in God in an Age of Science (1998).