Jack Miles, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and Religious Studies at the University of California, Irvine, has written on religion, politics, and culture for The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The World Post and many other publications. His book “God: A Biography” won a Pulitzer Prize in 1996. “The Norton Anthology of World Religions,” of which he was general editor, was published in 2014 in hardcover and in 2015 in a six-volume paperback edition. A MacArthur Fellow during the years 2003-2007, he is most recently the author of “God in the Qur’an” (2018) and “Religion As We Know It: An Origin Story” (2019).
Professor Jack Miles's Athenaeum presentation is co-sponsored with funding from the Open Academy at CMC.