Escapism vs. Exaltation: Two Opposing Motives for Sci-Fi and Fantasy
Why do we imagine? Why do we fantasize? What is healthy fantasy? What is unhealthy fantasy? How do we determine the difference between the two and live in light of that distinction? How do we understand and interact with things like Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, The Chronicles of Narnia or […]
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Rolls Over In Bed…and what Christians oughta do about it.
Like it or not, love ’em or hate ’em, sci-fi and fantasy are important. They matter. They move minds, lives, and cultures. Thus, Christians oughta make ’em high priority targets to be “taken captive” a la 2 Corinthians 10:5, purging them of sin and purifying them in accordance with the life-giving, everything-reconciling Gospel-fueled Great Commission of King Jesus. […]
Taking Children’s Education and Video Games Captive to Christ (Interview with Colin Gunn of “The Colin Gunn Show”)
“Christian, Liberty and Scottish Perspectives” With a tagline like that, you know something supercool is coming. That’s exactly what you get with Colin Gunn, the creative force behind some of the finest Christian worldview based documentaries that have ever been made (see: IndoctriNation:Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity in America and Wait Till It’s Free). Colin also […]
Enterprise, Falcon, or Galactica? What will Christians use to explore the restored cosmos?
Enterprise, Falcon, or Galactica? What’ll it be? Yeah, I’m serious. And yeah, this is a big deal. (I will explain later; please hang in there and humor me ’til then.) Now, back to the important question: If you were living in a place and a time where things like space travel and space traveling ships were […]