Research Professor of Systematic and Philosophical Theology
Michael Miller is Research Professor of Systematic and Philosophical Theology. He previously served as Associate Professor of Systematic and Philosophical Theology at CTS, lecturer in Theology and Philosophy at the United Theological College of the West Indies in Jamaica WI, chaplain of Bloomfield College in New Jersey, and as pastor in the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (a union of Presbyterians, Congregationalists, and Disciples of Christ). Miller holds a PhD degree from Claremont Graduate University, a ThM degree from Columbia Theological Seminary, a BA degree from the University of the West Indies, and a Diploma in Ministerial Studies from the United Theological College of the West Indies.
Miller has special interest in the revision of classical Christian doctrines as well as discussions on contextuality, religious pluralism, and ecumenism. He has a growing interest in ecotheology, emerging trends in spirituality, gender dynamics, and the ongoing conversation between religion and the sciences. Miller has been involved in programs of the Caribbean Conference of Churches, the World Council of Churches, the Council for World Mission, and the World Communion of Reformed Churches. He takes part in many international conferences and workshops and has written and presented papers addressing a variety of theological issues. Most recently he has made presentations on the interface between Process thought and Postcolonial thought and on Ecumenism in the context of Empire.
Miller is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the American Theological Society in the Midwest, and the Association of Disciples for Theological Discussion. Along with a number of articles, he has published two books: Reshaping the Contextual Vision in Caribbean Theology: Theoretical Foundations for Theology which is Contextual, Pluralistic, and Dialectical and Freedom in Resistance
and Creative Transformation
. Miller has completed a third full-length project promoting masculinities that renounce a hegemonic disposition and privilege egalitarian partnership.