Online: Jack Miles and Mark C Taylor
Join us Thursday, July 14th at 7:30pm EDT for a Online Book Event through Zoom with Jack Miles and Mark C. Taylor in celebration of the recent release of A Friendship in Twilight: Lockdown Conversations on Death and Life. Laurie Patton will join as moderator.
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Jack Miles is professor emeritus of English and religious studies at the University of California, Irvine. A former Jesuit, he is the author of a trilogy about God in three classic scriptures, including the Pulitzer Prizeâ€“winning God: A Biography (1995), and the general editor of the six-volume Norton Anthology of World Religions.
Mark C. Taylor is professor of religion at Columbia University and professor emeritus at Williams College. He is the author of more than thirty books, including most recently Intervolution: Smart Bodies Smart Things (Columbia, 2020). His art has been exhibited at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and the Clark Art Institute.
Laurie L. Patton is the 17th president of Middlebury College, and the first woman to lead the institution in its 219-year history. Patton joined Middlebury in 2015 after serving as dean of Duke Universityâ€™s Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and as the Robert F. Durden Professor of Religion. She has served as president of the American Society for the Study of Religion in 2011, and the American Academy of Religion, made up of over 9000 members, in 2019. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2018 in two categories, philosophy and religion and educational leadership.