Philosophy and Religious Studies

Robert Miller

Assistant Professor
 

Degrees

PhD, The Catholic University of America
MA, Seton Hall University
BA, University of Scranton

Office: Whittaker Hall, Room 105
Hours: M/W 1:30-2:30 p.m.; F noon-1:00 p.m.; and by appointment
Phone Number: 845-569-3463
Email: robert.miller@msmc.edu
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/my.msmc.edu/robert-miller/

Courses

Old Testament
New Testament
Theology and Film
Theology for our Time
Writings of C. S. Lewis
Book of the Apocalypse

Bio

Dr. Miller is a Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology and a board member for the Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary - USA. His doctoral dissertation "Ti emoi kai soi: John 2:4a, Rebuke or Expression of Mutual Concern," is a philological and contextual study of the Hebrew idiom with which Jesus responds to his mother at the wedding at Cana. He has taught both graduate and undergraduate classes in scripture and theology at Caldwell College and Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology at Seton Hall University. Dr. Miller’s research spans a wide area of theology and biblical studies including biblical theology and typology, John’s Gospel, and Mariology. He is also active in his parish coordinating the RCIA process and offering other adult enrichment opportunities. Dr. Miller also serves as the faculty advisor to the golf team.

Specialization/Areas of Research Interest

Gospel of John
Johannine Theology
Mariology
Typology

Memberships and Professional Associations 

Member: Catholic Biblical Association of America
Member: American Academy of Religion
Member: Mariological Society of America
Board Member: The Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary - USA
Senior Fellow: St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology

Publications

“Whatever Must Be, Must Be: Interpreting the Imperative in Luke 7:7” Bible Translator

“Mary as Intercessor and Queen: The Esther-Cana Connection,” published in Hope and Vision: The Magazine of the Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary USA 1 (2), 2014.

“Shrouded in Mystery: A Theology of Holy Saturday,” Homiletic and Pastoral Review, Easter Edition, March 23, 2016.

“For the Sake of Our Salvation: Dei Verbum at 50.” Journal of Scriptural Reasoning, volume 15, (2), November 2016.

“Jesus and Mary at Cana: What did Jesus Really Say?” Hope and Vision: The Magazine of the Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary USA. volume 3, (1), 2016-17.

Presentations:

“Oh, Happy Fault: The Human Element in the Creation of the Saint John’s Bible.” IROC presentation at Mount Saint Mary College, March 10, 2016.

 

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