Jack Miles is a literary intellectual whose work on religion, politics, and culture has appeared in numerous national publications, including “The Atlantic Monthly,” “The New York Times,” “The Boston Globe,” “The Washington Post,” and “The Los Angeles Times.”
Miles treats his biblical subjects neither as transcendent deities or historical figures, but as literary protagonists. His first book, “God: A Biography,” won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1996 and has been translated into sixteen languages. His second book, “Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God,” was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2002. Since publishing it, Dr. Miles has been named a MacArthur Fellow for the period 2003-07.