Nicholas Miller

nick_millerNicholas Miller is a Professor of Church History at Andrews University Seminary in Michigan, where also directs the international Religious Liberty Institute. He has a degree in theology, is a graduate of the Columbia University Law School and also has a PhD in American Religious and Legal
History from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Miller has written briefs for the U.S. Supreme Court in a number of church/state cases, and appeared before the Court in the case of Mitchell v. Helms. He is the author of more than thirty scholarly and professional articles. He has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including Faith and Freedom and National Public Radio, to comment on issues of church and state. He edited the book Homosexuality, Marriage, and the Church, released by Andrews University Press in 2012, and his award-winning work on the development of religious freedom in America, The Religious Roots of the First Amendment, was published by Oxford University Press in 2012. He lectures, consults, and practices in the area of the law, history, theology, and philosophy of church, state, and religious freedom.


  • Reformation
  • American Church
  • Protestant Thought
  • Religious Freedom