By Margaret R. Miles
“For over thirty years we've got learn and heard Margaret Miles on Augustine, and her insights in this remarkable old 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 area of a fundamentalist's daughter. we've identified for a very long time that scholarly research displays the existence event of the student, yet Miles has taken this either to new heights and new depths. This e-book unearths either Augustine and the realm of a fundamentalist, and it truly is easily gorgeous in its intensity of disclosure and revelation—all what now we have come to anticipate from Augustine and now from Miles.”
Co-director, Institute for Contemplative dwelling, Santa Fe
Canon Theologian for Formation and schooling, Diocese of the Rio Grande
“Augustine and the Fundamentalist's Daughter is a revealing, vigorous, 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 publication, we meet the wealthy tapestry of life's defeats, fears, delights, and adjustments within the vignettes of thoughts narrated from both Augustine's new nation 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 brilliant pupil and instructor speak together with her longtime mentor, Augustine, approximately existence, love, intercourse, religion, and family members. 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 institution 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 pride: The Secularization of the Breast, 1350–1750 (2008).
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