MILES, Jack. (John Alvin Miles, Jr). American, b. 1942. Genres: Theology/ Religion. Career: Loyola University, Chicago, IL, assistant professor, 1970- 74; Scholars Press, Missoula, MT, assistant director, 1974-75; University of Chicago, postdoctoral fellow, 1975-76; Doubleday, New York, NY, editor, 1976-78; University of California Press, Berkeley, executive editor, 1978-85; Los Angeles Times, book editor, 1985-91, member of editorial board, 1991- 95; Humanities Center, Claremont Graduate University, director, 1995-97; California Institute of Technology, Mellon Visiting Professor of Humanities, 1997-98; Atlantic Monthly, contributing editor, 1995-; J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, CA, senior advisor to the president, 1998-. Publications: Retroversion and Text Criticism, 1984; God: A Biography, 1995; Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God, 2001. Contributor to scholarly and popular publications. Address: 1200 Getty Center Dr. Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049, U.S.A.