Dr. Michael Miller

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

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


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


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


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


"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.