Miles from the truth

Cover of Jack Miles' God

In 1995 author Jack Miles touched off a theological tempest in a teapot with his publication of God: A Biography, in which he attempts to tell the story of God by reading the Hebrew Scriptures as "imaginative literature." With the 2001 publication of Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God, Miles uses the same approach to explore the life and significance of Jesus, and the tempest is again brewing. The result of the Pulitzer-winning God was a radical revisionist take on its subject, imaging God … [Read more...]