Its more than a little bizarre that a *1996 Pultitzer Prize winning book, for biography* would be rated one star on a site for bibliophiles (as of the time of this comment, at least).
I suspect that it rubbed some fundamentalists the wrong way.
I'll give it a read, in time, and pop a review up here - in the meantime, here's one from Amazon:
New York Times Book Review, Phyllis Trible
A tour de force. . . . The twists and turns of this formidable reading offer more than enough to stir up people who are at ease in Zion, and those who are not . . . Mr. Miles has accomplished what others failed to try. He has made a certain literary sense of the character God.