John Briggs (author)

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John Briggs, Distinguished Professor and Co-Chair of the Department of English Language, Comparative Literature, and Writing at Western Connecticut State University, is co-author of Seven Life Lessons of Chaos with physicist F. David Peat.

Briggs is also the co-author with Peat of The Turbulent Mirror, a text that describes chaos theory.[1] An essay authored by Briggs titled "God, Time, and History" is featured in "The Introduction to the History of Christianity" textbook.[citation needed]

Early life and education[edit]

Briggs received his B.A. from Wesleyan University, College of Letters, cum laude, 1968; M.A. in English from New York University, 1972; Ph.D. in aesthetics and psychology from the online Union Institute & University, 1981.[2]