By Margaret R. Miles
“For over thirty years we have now learn and heard Margaret Miles on Augustine, and her insights in this brilliant historic 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 e-book that opens the realm of Augustine to the realm of a fundamentalist's daughter. now we have identified for a very long time that scholarly research displays the lifestyles event of the student, yet Miles has taken this either to new heights and new depths. This publication unearths either Augustine and the area of a fundamentalist, and it truly is easily attractive in its intensity of disclosure and revelation—all what we have now come to anticipate 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, full of life, 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 adjustments within the vignettes of thoughts narrated from both Augustine's new country 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 great pupil and instructor speak along with her longtime mentor, Augustine, approximately lifestyles, love, intercourse, religion, and kinfolk. 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 college of faith, Berkeley
Margaret R. Miles is Emerita Professor of ancient Theology on the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. She is the writer of a fancy satisfaction: The Secularization of the Breast, 1350–1750 (2008).
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