Higher Learning. Real Experience. Vital Ministry.

Heidi A. Miller

Assistant Professor of Christian Worship

hamiller@smu.edu
214.768.1980

Education

Ph.D., The Catholic University of America,2011; M.Div., Eastern Mennonite Seminary, 1997; B.A., Goshen College, 1992

Teaching Specialties

Worship, spiritual formation and direction, integrative courses (theology, history, worship, ethics), leadership development and supervision

Research Interests

Ritually enacted narrative, Pilgram Marpeck

Selected Publications

:: Practicing Rituals and Rites of Passages with Youth, in Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled (forthcoming).
:: Worship and the Gathered Body, in The Lord's Supper After Marpeck (keynote address for Anabaptist Convictions After Marpeck Conference, Bluffton University, Bluffton, OH: 2009).
:: Worship as Action (plenary forum for Spiritual Life Week, Bluffton University: 2007).
:: Risking (based on Acts 4:13-18), Petitioning (based on Acts 4:13-18), and Remembering (based on Acts 3 and 4) (dramas for MC USA Convention, Charlotte, NC: 2005).
:: Drinking from the Well of the Liturgy: Confessions of an Anabaptist and The Great Story (Worship, Art, Liturgy and Preaching Conference, Asbury United Methodist Seminary, Wilmore, KY: 2005).

Professional Distinctions

Licensed minister since 1997, Virginia Mennonite Conference; member, American Academy of Religion; member, Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality; member, Spiritual Directors International; Mennonite spiritual director; John Quasten Scholarship, the Catholic University of America; Biblical Interpretation Award, Eastern Mennonite Seminary; Communication Scholarship, Goshen College

 

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