Tiffany Kriner

Tiffany Kriner
Wheaton College Illinois · English Department

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In scripture, Jesus promises a future that potentially infuses all texts: "my words will not pass away" (Matt 24: 28). This book argues that texts-even literary texts-, have an eschatology, too, a part in God’s purpose for the cosmos. They, with all creation, move toward participation in the new creation, in the Trinity’s expanding, creative love....
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There is a Muslim prayer that says, "Lord, increase my bewilderment," and this prayer belongs both to me and to the strange Whoever who goes under the name of "I" in my poems—and under multiple names in my fiction—where error, errancy, and bewilderment are the main forces that signal a story. A signal does not necessarily mean that you want to be l...
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This essay redefines the task of the reader in light of Christian hope, unfolding how a theology of hope might ground literary criticism. The resulting approach to literature—hopeful reading—considers texts in light of their future becoming in the Kingdom of God. Rather than considering texts as purveyors of hope or possibility for a reader's futur...