Articles on the Bible

A conversation with Jack Miles on his book titled "God: A Biography", an online interview with Miles and the Indialogue Foundation's Dialogue Studies series, posted November 11, 2023.  Miles reads the introduction of the book and then answers questions.

As Humanity faces Sea-Level Rise, Revisit the Noah Story in the Bible and Qur’an - Jack Miles reflects on Noah and Flood Stories in both the Bible and the Qur'an on the Emir-Stein Center's Informed Comment, posted September 21, 2020, (and on YouTube here on September 18).

Exodus: Is God's Redemption Universal? - Audio only. Miles speaks at the Board of Rabbis Passover Seminar - Sinai Temple, Los Angeles - March 31, 2015.

Judas & Jesus - What did the Gnostics really believe? From Commonweal, September 24, 2007.

What Florida Could Learn From Urim and Thummim - The biblical selection process was laborious, slow, and wise. From Beliefnet, November 2002.

If God Smites, Why Can't We? - How the wrathful God of the Old Testament had a change of heart. From Beliefnet, September 2002.

Would King Solomon Choose Bush or Gore? - Perhaps the wise king would suggest a compromise. From Beliefnet, December 2000.

War, Peace and a Crisis in the Life of God - About the genesis of Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God and about the struggles that led to the ideas behind the book. It's also a timely look at fear and violence. From the Random House website, published in 2002.