Jack Miles

Author and professor of English and religious studies at UC Irvine

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Author and professor of English and religious studies at UC Irvine. His books include God: A Biography.

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All this week, 8,500 gardners, janitors, kitchen workers and parking attendants have been  walking the picket lines  on campuses of the  University of California.

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All this week, 8,500 gardners, janitors, kitchen workers and parking attendants have been walking the picket lines on campuses of the University of California.

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