Photo: Robert Goddyn
United States, 1942
won the Pulitzer Prize for 'God. A Biography'

Jack Miles

Jack Miles is the author of books such as God. A Biography (1996), which earned him the Pulitzer Prize, and Christ. A Crisis in the Life of God (2001). After a Jesuit education in Rome and Jerusalem, he earned a PhD in oriental languages at Harvard University in 1971. He worked as a literary editor with the Los Angeles Times and was an editor with Doubleday. He has been Professor of English and Religious Studies at the University of California in Irvine since 2007. Miles regularly writes on religion, politics and culture in newspapers such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times.

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 47

Klassieken, kunst en kitsch

Speaker at


Part I. The Classics, Art, and Kitsch

Towards a Definition of Western Culture

11 November 2006 09.30 - 18.30 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam