Lowell Lecture Series, Boisi Center to Host Appearance by Pulitzer Winner

Lowell Lecture Series, Boisi Center to Host Appearance by Pulitzer Winner

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jack Miles will discuss his latest book, War, Peace, and a Crisis in the Life of God, on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Gasson 100.

In his widely acclaimed book God: A Biography, Miles cast the Hebrew Bible as a literary work and discussed God as the central protagonist of that drama, reframing and reimagining the life of God and providing new insight into a familiar story. Miles was awarded the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for biography.

War, Peace, and a Crisis in the Life of God, published last month, offers a continuation of the first book with a particular focus on the New Testament and how this narrative radically revises the meaning of God's life as a whole.

Miles' appearance at Boston College is part of the Lowell Lecture Humanities Series and is co-sponsored by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life.

 

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