Burge, E.J. 1925–

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Burge, E.J. 1925–

(Edward James Burge, Ted Burge)


Born October 17, 1925, in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England; son of Edward James (a butcher and local political figure) and Gertie Kathleen (a furrier) Burge; married Elizabeth Gwendoline Gatehouse (a physician), July 5, 1952; children: Martin James (deceased), Daniel James David. Ethnicity: ‘White Caucasian.’ Education: University of Bristol, B.Sc., 1946, Ph.D., 1949; Lincoln College, Oxford, B.A., 1953, M.A., 1959. Politics: ‘No party.’ Religion: Christian. Hobbies and other interests: Philately.


Home—Painswick, Gloucestershire, England. E-mail—[email protected]


University of London, London, England, began as lecturer at King's College, became reader in physics, between 1955 and 1968, professor of physics at Chelsea College and Royal Holloway College, 1968-86, dean of faculty of science, 1982-86. British Council for National Academic Awards, chair of physics board, 1978-86.


Institute of Physics (London, England).


Atomic Nuclei and Their Particles, Clarendon Press (Oxford, England), 1977, 2nd edition, 1988.

(Under name Ted Burge) Lord of All, Hear Our Prayer, Canterbury Press (Norwich, England), 1991, revised edition, 1999.

Physics on Stamps: Gibbons Catalogue Numbers, privately printed, 1995.

Physics on Stamps: Scott Catalogue Numbers, privately printed, 1995.

Physics on Stamps: Michel Catalogue Numbers, privately printed, 1995.

(With A. Lumachi) Physics on Stamps: Yvert-Tellier Catalogue Numbers, privately printed, 1997.

Lord for All Seasons, 1998.

(Under name Ted Burge) Science and the Bible: Evidence-Based Christian Belief, Templeton Foundation Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2005.

Author of scientific papers.


E.J. Burge told CA: ‘My aim has always been to discover the truths within religion and science and to recognize and write about their ‘dynamic complementarity.’"