Dr. Darryl L. Tippens is Provost and Professor English at Pepperdine University, where he teaches courses in medieval and early modern literature. Before coming to Pepperdine University in 2001, he taught at Abilene Christian University for many years, where he was James W. Culp Professor of English literature. Dr. Tippens earned the M.A. and Ph.D. in English literature at Louisiana State University. He has published scholarly articles on Shakespeare, Milton, the Bible as literature, literary theory, and the works of Walter McDonald. He has published numerous essays on religion, spirituality, popular culture, and film. He is associate editor of Explorations in Renaissance Culture.
Pilgrim Heart: The Way of Jesus in Everyday Life (Leafwood Publishers)
That's Why We Sing: Reclaiming the Wonder of Congregational Singing (Leafwood Publishers)
Shadow & Light: Literature and the Life of Faith - 2nd edition
Co-edited with Stephen Weathers and Jeanne Murray Walker
The Soul of a Christian University: A Field Guide for Educators (contributed chapter one)