Category Archives: Religion

Classic Sci-Fi Recommendation: A Case of Conscience by James Blish

A Case of Conscience, a 1958 novel by James Blish, is one of the few sci-fi novels that really tackles religion and theology head-on, especially in a setting with aliens. I’ll admit that the writing is not stellar, despite the … Continue reading

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Theology and Doctor Who

“How many seconds in eternity?” So this post is a little bit TV review, a little bit analysis, a little bit religious commentary, and a little bit blog recommendation. It’s complicated…or wibbly-wobby-timey-whimey, you might say. But Doctor Who tends to … Continue reading

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Bible Reading Revised

One year ago I started on a plan to read the Bible cover to cover in, well, one year. I wrote my own reading plan to do this because I was dissatisfied with the various other plans I could find. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings

I reviewed Noah last spring with a follow-up post on the finer points of the film’s theology. I thought that film was pretty good, but you had to be willing to think deeply about its message and not just watch … Continue reading

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Bible reading redux

At the beginning of the year, I posted my plan to read the Bible cover to cover this year. I felt unsatisfied with the various Bible in a year plans that can be found on the Internet, so I designed … Continue reading

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The subtle theology of Noah

In my review of the movie Noah, I said that I felt that the film was much deeper and richer in the theology of the Biblical text than it gets credit for. I wanted to take the time to show … Continue reading

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Movie review: Noah

The new Biblical epic, Noah, has generated a lot of controversy for its loose interpretation of the famous Bible story. (If you’re not familiar with it, you can go read Genesis 6-9 right here.) While the film has gotten good … Continue reading

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