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Margaret R. Miles: Getting Here from There

September 24, 2017

9:30 am

Margaret R. Miles is Emerita Professor of Historical Theology at The Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. She was Bussey Professor of Theology and the first tenured woman at the Harvard University Divinity School from 1978 to 1996, and Dean of the Graduate Theological Union from 1996 until her retirement in 2002. Her recent books include Augustine and the Fundamentalist’s Daughter (Cascade Books, Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2011); A Complex Delight: The Secularization of the Breast, 1350-1750 (University of California Press, 2008); The Word Made Flesh: A History of Christian Thought (Blackwell 2005) and The Long Goodbye: Dementia Diaries (2017).



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About The Forum

The Forum is a series of stimulating conversations about faith, ethics and culture in relation to the important issues of our day. We invite inspiring and illustrious people to sit down for a real conversation with The Forum’s host, Malcolm Clemens Young, the dean of Grace Cathedral, and with you. Our guests range from artists, inventors and philosophers to pop culturists and elected officials, but the point of The Forum is singular: civil, sophisticated discourse that engages minds and hearts to think in new ways about the world.

About the host

The Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young is the dean of Grace Cathedral. He is the author of The Spiritual Journal of Henry David Thoreau and The Invisible Hand in Wilderness: Economics, Ecology, and God, and is a regular contributor on religion to the Huffington Post and San Francisco Examiner.


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