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parish minister , science-religion researcher

George Lincoln Murphy, American science-religion researcher, parish minister. Achievements include the dicovery of a cosmological model in which initial singularity is avoided by inclusion of bulk viscosity. Development of distinctive approach to science-theology dialogue, "Chiasmic Cosmology.". Recipient Science Religion award Templeton Foundation, 1996.

Background

Murphy, George Lincoln was born on December 24, 1942 in Alliance, Ohio, United States. Son of Paul Robert and Alice Norwood Murphy.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Ohio University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Johns Hopkins University, 1972. Master of Divinity, Wartburg Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa, 1983.

Career

Physics instructor and assistant professor, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, 1968-1978;physics lecturer, U. Western Australia, Nedlands, W. Australia, 1975-1977;assistant professor, physics, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa., 1977-1983;pastor, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Tallmadge, Ohio., since 1984;instructor, Trinity Seminary, Columbus, Ohio., since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include the dicovery of a cosmological model in which initial singularity is avoided by inclusion of bulk viscosity. Development of distinctive approach to science-theology dialogue, "Chiasmic Cosmology.".

Works

Membership

Member American Physical Society, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Tallmadge Rotary Club (president 1995-1996). Fellow American Science Affiliation.

Connections

Married Dona Aldine Chadwick, June 9, 1962. Children: Anastasia Marie, Katherine Branwen.

father:
Paul Robert

mother:
Alice Norwood Murphy

spouse:
Dona Aldine Chadwick

child:
Anastasia Marie Murphy

child:
Katherine Branwen Murphy