Spacemen without Chests? Virtue and Technology in Star Trek and Dune

“What we call Man’s power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument.”[1] C.S. Lewis, The Abolition of […]

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Illustrating Faith

Long before Aslan bounded onto the literary scene, C.S. Lewis was already smuggling theology into his works of popular fiction. The Ransom Trilogy, Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, and […]

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Time Travelers

We are two one dimensional time travellers and the loneliest thing is the state of out of sync Always in the past at a different pace   Think to the […]

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Book Review: Brandon Sanderson’s Starsight Neglects Philosophy in Favor of Politics

Brandon Sanderson’s popularity has skyrocketed in recent years. Ever since finishing Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, he has grown more well-known and beloved. On his Writing Excuses Podcast, he […]

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To Infinity and Beyond? Science Fiction, Imagination, and Education

Science fiction has improved my grasp of God and the reality of the human condition. Statements such as this can be fun to say to my students. Yes, as a […]

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To Save a Life

“I didn’t want to kill them all. I didn’t want to kill anybody! I’m not a killer!”[1] Ender Wiggin could not believe what he had done. While fighting what he […]

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Gremlins and the Second Way

When children wake up on Christmas morning to filled stockings, they know there was someone that filled them. When we open the mailbox to find a letter, we know that […]

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‘The Spiritual Borders of Sci-Fi’: C.S. Lewis and A Voyage to Arcturus

Preliminary: Why A Voyage to Arcturus? The limits of the literary genre Science Fiction (‘sci-fi’) have stretched ever since, according to C.S. Lewis, its works rose sharply in production in […]

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Excerpt from Note to Self

Under the weight of regret, I hit my knees and leaned onto my hands, digging my fingers into the soft earth. There was a small puddle settled just between my […]

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Materialism and Midichlorians: Pantheism, Naturalism, and Hope in Star Wars

Many people have complaints about the storyline and acting, but it has not prevented the Star Wars movies from becoming embedded in our hearts. George Lucas’s universe of Jedi Knights […]

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