By Margaret R. Miles
“For over thirty years we now have learn and heard Margaret Miles on Augustine, and her insights in this remarkable historical were compelling. Now we learn Miles in Augustine's Confessions, and her self-disclosure is as compelling as Augustine's. it is a soul-rending ebook that opens the area of Augustine to the area of a fundamentalist's daughter. now we have recognized for a very long time that scholarly learn displays the lifestyles adventure of the student, yet Miles has taken this either to new heights and new depths. This booklet unearths either Augustine and the realm of a fundamentalist, and it really is easily wonderful in its intensity of disclosure and revelation—all what now we have come to count on from Augustine and now from Miles.”
Co-director, Institute for Contemplative residing, Santa Fe
Canon Theologian for Formation and schooling, Diocese of the Rio Grande
“Augustine and the Fundamentalist's Daughter is a revealing, energetic, and deeply engrossing dialog between many audio system, from Saint Augustine to trendy poets to the a number of voices age and perception have given Professor Miles on her personal trip from fundamentalism to knowledge. during this ebook, we meet the wealthy tapestry of life's defeats, fears, delights, and alterations within the vignettes of stories narrated from both Augustine's new kingdom of restful religion or Margaret Miles's hard-won position of gracefully sincere mirrored image. discover a quiet room, pull up a chair, and hear this tremendous student and instructor speak together with her longtime mentor, Augustine, approximately existence, love, intercourse, religion, and kin. it's a dialog to not be missed.”
-Mary Ann Tolbert
George H. Atkinson Professor of Biblical Studies
Vice President of educational Affairs and Dean
Pacific university of faith, Berkeley
Margaret R. Miles is Emerita Professor of old Theology on the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. She is the writer of a posh satisfaction: The Secularization of the Breast, 1350–1750 (2008).
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