Jack Miles

Jack Miles is an American author, scholar, and former Jesuit. He is best known for his book 'God: A Biography,' which won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 1996. Miles is a distinguished professor of English and religious studies and has written extensively on religion, theology, and literature.


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  1. 1. God

    This book offers a unique literary and character analysis of the Christian God as depicted in the Old Testament. The author explores God's evolution from creator to destroyer, from distant authority to intimate friend, and finally to loving husband. The book presents God as a dynamic character, whose transformation is a central theme in the biblical narrative. The author uses a blend of theology, literary analysis, and philosophy to present a fresh and engaging interpretation of the Bible.