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Description - Christ by Jack Miles

In his Pulitzer Prize-winning God: A Biography, Jack Miles offered a highly original approach to the character of the God of the Old Testament, addressing him as a character in a book, a literary charter. In Christ, reading the New Testament but hearing the Old echoing in its every verse, Miles tells the story of the agonising conflict that overtook God when he failed to keep his promise to his people, and the radical change in his character that this failure brought about. Coming after a large number of books pursuing the elusive 'historical Jesus', Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God offers a frankly mythological Christ, delivering a profound and dramatic companion to the story begun in God: A Biography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099558224
ISBN-10: 009955822X
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 7-Feb-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jack Miles

The author of God: A Biography, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, Jack Miles is a former Jesuit. He studied at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at Harvard, and has lectured at various American universities, including the California Institute of Technology.

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