I Origins Shows That The Science Vs. Spirituality Debate Is Played Out

Writer-director Mike Cahill made an impression with Another Earth, which used a science-fiction premise as the backdrop for a personal story. In his second feature, I Origins, the science-fictional premise is front and center — and you can see the downside of trying to tell a personal story about huge science-fiction… »7/18/14 5:30pm7/18/14 5:30pm

Big Theological Questions that Science Fiction Should Answer

We love it when science fiction gets cosmic. And some of science fiction's greatest creators have proved, over the years, that science fiction doesn't have stay away from big religious topics — as long as you avoid some basic mistakes. In fact, science fiction can say things about the nature of the universe, and the… »10/12/12 4:58pm10/12/12 4:58pm

Is Science Fiction Really A Religion-Free Zone? Two More Points Of View

The debate over religion's place in science fiction still rages on the Internet, and two new blog posts take very different stances on the matter. Over at, Teresa Jusino posts that good science fiction acknowledges the place of religion in our lives, and even accepts that people of faith could have valid… »1/07/10 3:58pm1/07/10 3:58pm