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The author of God: A Biography, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, Jack Miles is a former Jesuit. He studied at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at Harvard, and has lectured at various American universities, including the California Institute of Technology.

Books by Jack Miles


In this brilliant and original book Jack Miles explores the life of Jesus as an episode in the story of God. Writing neither as a theologian nor as an historian but as a literary critic, Miles has written one of the most original responses to the Bible for years, as much for readers who respect the New Testament as a cornerstone of world literature as it is for Christians.

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