The Latest from Jack Miles
This page contains the most recent books, articles, addresses, interviews and other posts by, and news about, Jack Miles.
Jack Miles' current book is A Friendship in Twilight: Lockdown Conversations on Death and Life, co-authored with Mark C. Taylor. Published on July 5, 2022.
Miles' previous book is Religion as We Know It: An Origin Story (Norton: November 12, 2019), a personal reflection on his work editing the monumental, 4448-page Norton Anthology of World Religions (Norton: November 3, 2014).
Miles' book before this was God in the Qur'an (Knopf: November 13, 2018), the third in a series of scriptural interpretations of the three Abrahamic faiths, after God: A Biography and Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God.
Latest articles, addresses, interviews, etc.
Lockdown Conversations on Death and Life - Miles and the co-author of his most recent book, A Friendship in Twilight, had a discussion about their work recently published as a podcast by Things Not Seen on July 31, 2022.
2022 Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony - Jack Miles gave the Keynote Speech at UCI's PBK Mu Chapter Induction on June 9, 2022.
Exclusive: Why Any Religion? (instead of none) -- Miles published the afterword to God in the Qur'an on this site March 14, 2022.
P&P Live! with Francesca Stavrakopoulou and Jack Miles - The two authors and scholars discussed Stavrakopoulou's forthcoming God: An Anatomy Sun, January 30, 2022 as part of Politics and Prose's live authors series. See a link to Miles' review of the book below.
Miles discussed his book God in the Qur’an on the eve of the commemoration of 9/11 as a keynote speaker, published by the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles on September 13, 2021. Also available to watch on YouTube under the title An Evening with Jack Miles: The Qur’an and Interfaith Relations.
Getting to grips with God - Miles reviewed God: An Anatomy by Francesca Stavrakopoulou for the Catholic Herald in their September 2021 issue, published online on September 2, 2021. [Free registration required to read.] The review was also published in the Los Angeles Review of Books on January 12, 2022 with the headline God's Body Up Close.
The Tower of Babel: People's Choice or Public Nuisance? - Putting God on trial, University Synagogue’s 12th Biblical Trial summons as a juror in this year’s compelling case. Miles will be a panelist for the event at University Synagogue in Irvine, California. Originally scheduled for November 14, 2021, this event has been postponed until September 18, 2022.
More by Jack Miles
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