Ron Miller's World This is the official website of Dr. Ronald H. Miller: Professor of Religion at Lake Forest College; Co-Founder of Common Ground; Board member at Hands of Peace; author and frequent lecturer on various theological topics including interreligious dialogue, early Christianity and spirituality. Ron left this earth on the morning of 5/4/2011, but his impact on the world certainly didn't. This website exists to keep the conversation going.


“Wisdom of the Carpenter” Coming Soon

** CLICK HERE FOR THE UPDATE TO THIS ARTICLE ** Wisdom of the Carpenter is a unique daily prayer and calendar book that Ron wrote and quickly sold his entire inventory of. Then in 2002, it was picked up and published by Ulysses Press. In 2010, Ulysses Press went out of business and so did […]


Paul’s Letters and Jewish-Christian Dialogue

Union Theological Seminary and The Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding at Sacred Heart University in New York presents “Ron Miller, Ph.D., The Sacred Writings of Paul.” Ron’s presentation was titled “Paul’s Letters and Jewish-Christian Dialogue” with an audience of Jewish and Christian scholars. All the participants were given a copy of Ron’s book “The Sacred Writings […]

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A Tribute to Ron Miller

A great Q&A that a student named Becca Shrier recorded at Lake Forest College during the summer of 2001. A lot to take from even this short video. Especially notable is a comment towards the end about Rabbi Heschel and thinking of life as starting with a blank canvas.


Two German Poems

Two German poems, casually recited by Ron, while walking at his annual Thomas Merton Retreat in Bardstown, KY. This was filmed during the 2010 retreat. Du bist wie eine Blume Du bist wie eine Blume Du bist wie eine Blume So hold und schön und rein: Ich schau’ dich an, und Wehmut Schleicht mir ins […]