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.


The Red Cape is Back

red cape

A recent edition of the National Catholic Reporter describes the celebration of a Tridentine Rite Mass in Rome, a liturgy recently restored by the current Pope. The photograph accompanying the article shows the celebrant entering the church with a red cape that is almost the length of the nave of the church. It beats any […]


The Evolution of Conciousness

the house

Ron Miller on consciousness. Casually recorded in 2007 at Common Ground. The house of consciousness is a metaphor for a house, with a basement, two floors and a roofdeck with each floor representing a particular stage of consciousness and spiritual evolution.


A New God on the Horizon

North Shore Unitarian Church

This educational talk by Dr. Ron Miller was recorded at the North Shore Unitarian Church in Deerfield, Illinois on 29 November, 2009. Ron discusses traditional theism and various ways of interpreting God in the universe. Fundamentalism, athiesm, science… this is definitely one to share with your friends and colleagues. You can learn more about the […]


The New Atheists

Dr. Ron Miller speaks at the Theosophical Society in America in 2009 on The New Athiests. Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris are two representatives of a new wave of atheism in the post-9/11 world. Troubled by the fanaticism threatening our world, from both some Muslims in the Middle East and some Christians in […]