Tag: science fiction

Sectarian Review 19: Science Fiction as Social Critique

Download or Stream this Episode In an episode from beyond the universe, Danny is joined by Carter Stepper for a stellar discussion about science fiction and its role in social critique. Our intrepid explorers discuss the genre’s history of social criticism, and aim their blasters at the work of such mind-bending authors as H.G. Wells,…

Christian Humanist Profiles 85: Science Fiction Theology

Science fiction is driven, not by rockets or lasers or robots, but by wonder. The vastness of space, the mystery of the shattered atom, the possibilities of technology—all push the reader to awe-struck questions: what are we, and what will we be, when the secrets are known? The Psalmist stared at the heavens and wondered…

The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode # 17: Ancillary Justice and Feminist Science Fiction

Intros KNOWING Publication and reception of Ancillary Justice A bit on the novel’s novel approach to gender A very brief history of gendered pronouns in Feminist Theory READING Pronouns and gender in Ancillary Justice Race and Postcolonialism in Ancillary Justice Religion in Ancillary Justice PASSING ON Help Victoria read more SF! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uglies_series Ursula K. LeGuin…