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Cedarville Stories Podcast: Passing Along His Father's Love for the Word

by Clem Boyd, Communication Content Manager

Dr. Chris MillerLeviticus is a book of the Bible that shares the civil, ritual, and communal law given by God to the nation of Israel. But could it be inspiring? Could it have meaning for today? Those were the questions facing Dr. Chris Miller, Senior Professor of Biblical Studies, when he first took a class on the book of Leviticus as a student at Word of Life Bible Institute.

If only Chris had known how much that class on Leviticus would change the trajectory of his life. For the last 30 years, he has taught the Old Testament Literature course at Cedarville, which is often listed as a favorite among students.

Two years ago, Old Testament Literature became accessible online through video, available at no cost for the public. This course has been used by individuals, Sunday school classes, and small groups for their advancement in Christ.

It blesses Chris to see how his love of the Word has encouraged others to love the Bible too. This was the same passion his dad had, which Chris aims to emulate.

“I hope that my dad, who was always such a wonderful student of the Bible, is pleased by that because I stand on his shoulders,” Chris shares during the podcast. “It’s very humbling to think the Lord would allow me to do that.”

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Old Testament Literature is now available to members of the Association of Christians Schools International for continuing education credit.

Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,550 undergraduate, graduate, and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is one of the largest private universities in Ohio, recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, including its Master of Divinity program, strong graduation, and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings, and high student engagement ranking. For more information about the University, visit

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