Ben Miller

Ben Miller (ABD, 2008) received an M.A. Judaic Studies with honors (emphasis in Jewish History), Baltimore Hebrew University, in May 2006. He completed the A.B. History and Religion with honors in history, The College of William and Mary in  May 2004.  Ben’s dissertation considers how the wartime activities of Civil War religious leaders resulted in important changes in how religion was viewed and practiced in America. He situates the story of sacred, profane, and contested spaces into a bigger historical story about religion in nineteenth-century America.