Dr. Michael Miller

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Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
Hartmannstr. 14
91052 Erlangen




Home Institution: Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religion, Liverpool Hope University


IKGF Visiting Fellow October 2019 – April 2020

IKGF Research Project:

Verbal and Visual Vistas: Differentiating two modes of Prophetic Revelation and Prognostication in Medieval Jewish Mysticism


Curriculum Vitae

Education/Training

2014University of Nottingham, Ph.D. Jewish Studies
2009Lancaster University, M.A. Religious Studies
1999University of Hertfordshire, B.A. Philosophy

Employment/Experience

2018-2019Research Assistant, Liverpool Hope University
2017-2018Visiting Lecturer, University of Chester
2017Guest Lecturer, Newman University
2016-2019Visiting Lecturer, Liverpool Hope University
2011-2015Teaching Associate, University of Nottingham

Selected Publications

Book

2015The Name of God in Jewish Thought: A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah, London: Routledge.

Articles

"The Name of God and the Name of the Messiah: Parallels in Early Christian and Rabbinic Literature", in: Journal of Biblical Literature (forthcoming).
2018(with James Batcho) "Allowing the Fly to Leave: The Chance Meeting of Wittgenstein and Buñuel at a Mexican Dinner Table", in: Film-Philosophy 22/3, pp. 384-405.
2016"Kaplan and Wittgenstein: Atheism, Phenomenology, and the Use of Language", in: Melilah 12, pp. 70-83.
2016"The Evolution of the Patriarch Enoch in Jewish Tradition", in: Distant Worlds 1/1, pp. 128-141.
2015"Abraham Abulafia's Mystical Theology of the Divine Name and its Philosophical Revision in Walter Benjamin", in: Medieval Mystical Theology 24/1, pp. 80-94.
2013"Folk Etymology and its Influence on Metatron Traditions", in: Journal for the Study of Judaism 44/3, pp. 339-355.
2012"Chaos and Identity: Onomatology in the Hekhalot Literature", in: Bamidbar 3/1, pp. 36-51.