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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