Miles Richardson, Doris Z. Stone Professor in Latin American Studies at Louisiana State University, is the author or editor of several previous books, including Cry Lonesome and Other Accounts of the Anthropologist's Project and The Burden of Being Civilized. A native of Palestine, Texas, he was a high school dropout when he realized his calling to be an anthropologist. He has taught at LSU since 1965 and has no plans to retire.
Being-in-Christ and Putting Death in Its Place