Darren J. N. Middleton



817-257-6445/BEA 303


(Ph.D., University of Glasgow). Theology and Literature, Jesus in Fiction and Film, Africa and the African Diaspora I and II.


Darren J. N. Middleton is a Professor of Religion at TCU.

Also, he serves as the
Director of TCU's Master of Liberal Arts Program.


He was educated at the Universities of Manchester, Oxford, and Glasgow before teaching in Memphis, and in Fort Worth where he has been since 1998.


He has published ten books and a range of articles on religion, theology, and the arts.


He is currently researching material for a planned monograph, For All The Saints: Encountering Our Christian Forebears Through Fiction.


In addition, he is working with Dr. Elizabeth H. Flowers on an edited anthology of essays devoted to the history of the Evangelical novel.


View his personal website: http://darrenjnmiddleton.com


Selected Publications:


  • Rastafari and the Arts: An Introduction, 2015 


  • Approaching Silence: New Perspectives on Shusaku Endo’s Classic Novel, 2015 (co-editor and contributor) 


  • Dangerous Edges of Graham Greene: Journeys with Saints and Sinners, 2011 (co-editor and contributor)


  • Mother Tongue Theologies: Poets, Novelists, Non-Western Christianity, 2009 (editor and contributor)


  • Theology after Reading: Christian Imagination and the Power of Fiction, 2008


  • Broken Hallelujah: Nikos Kazantzakis and Christian Theology, 2007


  • Scandalizing Jesus?: Kazantzakis’ The Last Temptation of Christ Fifty Years On, 2005 (editor and contributor)


  • God, Literature and Process Thought, 2002 (editor and contributor)


  • Novel Theology: Nikos Kazantzakis’s Encounter with Whiteheadian Process Theism, 2000


  • God’s Struggler: Religion in the Writings of Nikos Kazantzakis, 1996 (co-editor and contributor)


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