top of page
sharp clouds with mesa.jpg

Jerome A. Miller

Jerome Miller is Professor Emeritus at Salisbury University where he taught philosophy for 37 years. He is the author of The Way of Suffering: A Geography of Crisis, published by Georgetown University Press, and In the Throe of Wonder: Intimations of the Sacred in a Post-Modern World, published by SUNY Press. Recently, he has been writing and publishing on painting and spirituality. Miller received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. and his B.A. with Major in Philosophy from the University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Home: Bio

Dr. Miller is available for interactive dialogues, seminars, podcasts and interviews on a wide range of philosophical and spiritual themes including:

  • Exploring the spiritual meaning of painting (Vermeer, Chardin, Van Gogh, Chagall, Bacon, Van der Weyden, Botticelli)

  • The evolutionary significance of human persons

  • Need, desire, passion: the motives of human action

  • The trauma of evil and the possibility of forgiveness

  • The experience of nothingness and the existence of God

  • Dread, Wonder, Awe: the primal human experiences

  • On loving the Stranger: reflections on romantic love and marriage

  • Conservative/Progressive: Finding the heart of the conflict in the conflicts of the heart

  • How do we know anything? A primer on human cognition

  • Gift Economy: the structure of the spiritual life

  • Impassioned appreciation: the basis of eco-logic

  • Abandoning goals, embracing purposes: on being open to the future

If you would like Dr. Miller to do a presentation or engage in an interactive dialogue on a topic not listed here, please contact him. In most cases, no remuneration (apart from travel expenses) is required or expected.

Home: Selected Work
bottom of page