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'''Jeffrey Alan Miller''' is an American literary scholar. He is an associate professor of English at Montclair State University, specializing in the study of early modern literature, history, and theology, with a particular focus on the works of John Milton and his contemporaries.  
 
'''Jeffrey Alan Miller''' is an American literary scholar. He is an associate professor of English at Montclair State University, specializing in the study of early modern literature, history, and theology, with a particular focus on the works of John Milton and his contemporaries.  
  
In 2015, he discovered <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/15/books/earliest-known-draft-of-king-james-bible-is-found-scholar-says.html|title=Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found, Scholar Says|first=Jennifer|last=Schuessler|date=October 14, 2015|via=NYTimes.com}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/private/fruit-of-good-labours/|title=Fruit of good labours|website=TheTLS}}</ref> <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/15/king-james-bible-earliest-draft-cambridge|title=Earliest known draft of King James Bible found in Cambridge|first=Harriet Sherwood Religion|last=correspondent|date=October 15, 2015|via=www.theguardian.com}}</ref> <ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.csmonitor.com/Books/2015/1015/Oldest-King-James-Bible-draft-discovered-Did-translators-work-alone|title=Oldest King James Bible draft discovered: Did translators work alone?|date=October 15, 2015|via=Christian Science Monitor}}</ref> the earliest known draft of the King James Bible while researching at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.
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In 2015, he discovered the earliest known draft of the King James Bible while researching at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/15/books/earliest-known-draft-of-king-james-bible-is-found-scholar-says.html|title=Earliest Known Draft of King James Bible Is Found, Scholar Says|first=Jennifer|last=Schuessler|date=October 14, 2015|via=NYTimes.com}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/private/fruit-of-good-labours/|title=Fruit of good labours|website=TheTLS}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/15/king-james-bible-earliest-draft-cambridge|title=Earliest known draft of King James Bible found in Cambridge|first=Harriet Sherwood Religion|last=correspondent|date=October 15, 2015|via=www.theguardian.com}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.csmonitor.com/Books/2015/1015/Oldest-King-James-Bible-draft-discovered-Did-translators-work-alone|title=Oldest King James Bible draft discovered: Did translators work alone?|date=October 15, 2015|via=Christian Science Monitor}}</ref>
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
In 2018, he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship <ref>https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/NEH%20December%202018%20grant%20awards.pdf</ref> to support a full year of dedicated work to complete a book-length critical edition and study of the earliest known draft of part of the King James Bible. In 2019, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.macfound.org/fellows/1045/|title=Jeffrey Alan Miller - MacArthur Foundation|website=www.macfound.org}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.businessinsider.com/macarthur-fellowship-genius-grant-winners-2019-9|title=Meet this year's 26 MacArthur 'geniuses,' who each got $625,000 for changing the world|first=Ivan De|last=Luce|website=Business Insider}}</ref>
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In 2018, he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship<ref>https://www.neh.gov/sites/default/files/inline-files/NEH%20December%202018%20grant%20awards.pdf</ref> to support a full year of dedicated work to complete a book-length critical edition and study of the earliest known draft of part of the King James Bible. In 2019, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.<ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.macfound.org/fellows/1045/|title=Jeffrey Alan Miller - MacArthur Foundation|website=www.macfound.org}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web|url=https://www.businessinsider.com/macarthur-fellowship-genius-grant-winners-2019-9|title=Meet this year's 26 MacArthur 'geniuses,' who each got $625,000 for changing the world|first=Ivan De|last=Luce|website=Business Insider}}</ref>
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==Selected publications==
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* {{Cite journal|last=Miller|first=Jeffrey Alan|date=2018-01-23|title=The Earliest Known Draft of the King James Bible: Samuel Ward’s Draft of 1 Esdras and Wisdom 3–4|url=https://brill.com/view/book/edcoll/9789004359055/BP000007.xml|journal=Labourers in the Vineyard of the Lord|language=en|pages=187–265|doi=10.1163/9789004359055_008}}
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* {{Cite journal|last=Miller|first=Jeffrey Alan|date=2017|title=‘Better, as in the Geneva’: The Role of the Geneva Bible in Drafting the King James Version|url=|journal=Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies|language=en|pages=517-43}}
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* {{Cite journal|last=Miller|first=Jeffrey Alan|date=2017|title=Fruit of Good Labours: The Earliest Known Draft of the King James Bible |url=|journal=The Times Literary Supplement|language=en|pages=14-15}}
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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== External links ==
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* [https://www.montclair.edu/profilepages/view_profile.php?username=millerje Jeffrey Alan Miller Montclair State University profile]
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* [https://www.montclair.edu/profilepages/media/5041/user/millercvsept2019.pdf Jeffrey Alan Miller resume]
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* [https://twitter.com/jeffalanmiller Jeffrey Alan Miller Official twitter]
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* Jeffrey Alan Miller email: [email protected]
  
 
[[Category:Montclair State University faculty]]
 
[[Category:Montclair State University faculty]]

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Jeffrey Miller
Born
Jeffrey Alan Miller
NationalityAmerican
EducationPrinceton University (Bachelor of Arts, 2006)
University of Oxford (Master of Studies
University of Oxford (D.Phil, 2012)
OccupationAssociate professor
OrganizationMontclair State University
Known forEarly modern literature, history, and theology
Notable work
John Milton, King James Bible

Jeffrey Alan Miller is an American literary scholar. He is an associate professor of English at Montclair State University, specializing in the study of early modern literature, history, and theology, with a particular focus on the works of John Milton and his contemporaries.

In 2015, he discovered the earliest known draft of the King James Bible while researching at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.[1][2][3][4]

Awards

In 2018, he was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship[5] to support a full year of dedicated work to complete a book-length critical edition and study of the earliest known draft of part of the King James Bible. In 2019, he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.[6][7]

Selected publications

  • Miller, Jeffrey Alan (2018-01-23). "The Earliest Known Draft of the King James Bible: Samuel Ward's Draft of 1 Esdras and Wisdom 3–4". Labourers in the Vineyard of the Lord: 187–265. doi:10.1163/9789004359055_008.
  • Miller, Jeffrey Alan (2017). "'Better, as in the Geneva': The Role of the Geneva Bible in Drafting the King James Version". Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies: 517–43.
  • Miller, Jeffrey Alan (2017). "Fruit of Good Labours: The Earliest Known Draft of the King James Bible". The Times Literary Supplement: 14–15.

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