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The Audio File: Religion in Speculative Fiction

The Audio File: Religion in Speculative Fiction

Want to hear an audio version of a short speculative fiction story about religion? Sam McDonald has chosen some good ones for you to consider from a wide variety of religious perspectives. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Cosmic Peacock

Asni’s Art Blog: Cosmic Peacock

Did you know there is a whole religion involving the worship of a cosmic peacock? You'd never know where poultry keeping could lead you! Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW(s): DIVERGENT and an oldie

MOVIE REVIEW(s): DIVERGENT and an oldie

Steve dissects two movies: a new one and an oldie. But are they goodies? Read More »

Review: Glorious Plague

Review: Glorious Plague

...a frustrating mix of very good writing and a plot that goes nowhere. Read More »

Have You Heard About Anime Jesus?: A Saint Young Men Review

Have You Heard About Anime Jesus?: A Saint Young Men Review

Religious figures and anime make for a provocative mix. Read More »

Is Science Fiction Fundamentally Retro?

Is Science Fiction Fundamentally Retro?

Jaron Lanier says science fiction is fundamentally retro. Is he right? Do SOOPER SPACE ROCKETZZZ run on Ribena? Read More »

Is the Hulk Catholic?

Is the Hulk Catholic?

This is a post for the writers. And for readers who enjoy a bit of a rant. Warning: contains religion. Read More »

Who Do You Blame in a Science Fiction World?

Blaming someone for something is part of human nature. Domestic Batterers blame their victims. Evangelists blame the devil, or sometimes God for bad things happening. Even Christians often blame God, remarking “How can God let this happen.̶... Read More »

Christianity vs. Science Fiction

Of late, I am sensing that lines have been drawn and sides chosen in the camps of Science Fiction (& Fantasy) and Christianity. There’s a virtual wall between the two fandom groups- and that’s a darned shame. I count myself as a Christian- not th... Read More »

Christopher Nolan’s Inception as Shamanic Psychodrama

A few weeks ago, a friend and I were discussing which films should be considered science fiction and which shouldn’t. He claimed comic book/superhero movies should not be called SF. I claimed that Inception isn’t science fiction either. While the cas... Read More »