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Dr Alister McGrath, who earned two doctorates at Oxford University, one in molecular biophysics, the other in theology, described his spiritual and intellectual journey to the Christian faith in this way:
âAt Oxford â to my surprise â I discovered Christianity. It was the intellectually most exhilarating and spiritually stimulating thing I could ever hope to describe â better than chemistry, a wonderful subject that I had thought to be the love of my life and my future career. I went on to gain a doctorate for research in molecular biophysics from Oxford, and found that immensely exciting and satisfying. But I knew I had found something better â like the pearl of great price that Jesus talks about in the Gospel, which is so beautiful and precious that it overshadows everything. It was intellectually satisfying, imaginatively engaging, and aesthetically exciting.â 1