CHICAGO (RNS) — Religion often makes an appearance in best-selling, Hugo Award-winning author John Scalzi’s works of science fiction — including his latest, 'The Consuming Fire.' And that’s not unique to Scalzi.
(RNS) — Mormons are frequently the creators, subjects and consumers of science fiction — perhaps more than any other faith group.
Many moments ago—two millennia or so—all this was called “Gnosticism,” which never left our cultures, and returns in newly marketable forms.
(RNS) “Ex Machina” is a radically anti-religious movie that challenges the whole notion that human beings are more than meat, have free agency and have some soul that transcends the body and brain.