Questions tagged [christian]

For asking about the Christian influences of a work of speculative fiction, or for story identification questions where a speculative fiction story is overtly influenced by Christianity.

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Sci-fi trilogy with a female fighter pilot who falls in love with enemy commander with psi powers

About twenty years ago, maybe longer, I read a sci-fi trilogy. Can't remember much about it, but I remember enjoying it. It was a Christian allegory, I believe. At least I think that's the right word. ...
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Is Interstellar an allegory of the Holy Trinity?

A while back, a friend of mine told me that Christopher Nolan's Interstellar was an allegory for the Holy Trinity. Here was his evidence: SPOILERS... obviously. Too many to mark up. Cooper ...
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Story Identification - Novel in which space traveler finds planets in various states of Biblical progression, i.e. Creation, The Fall, The End Times

I remember reading, or at least starting, a novel probably 25 years ago where the protagonist is in a spaceship travelling to different planets where each one was experiencing different Biblical ...
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Youth Christian space sci-fi book series with hyperspace, androids, and Mars caves

This is a long shot, as I've done some pretty thorough Googling. Looking for a late 90s middle grade Christian sci-fi book series. Things I remember: The first book climax involves a spaceship ...
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Looking for a science fiction short story called “The Pacer” [duplicate]

The story I read back in the mid-late 70's was in a two or three-parter in Christian magazine, but the story itself did not have religious themes, per se. The main story was about a group of space ...
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Are there any Christian characters in LOST who aren't Catholic?

Because, in fiction, Christianity is Catholic (TV Tropes Warning!), the vast majority of LOST characters who are Christian, are nominally Christian or used to be Christian are or were Catholic. ...
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In the Dresden Files, why does Nicodemus Archleone find Mouse so startling/threatening?

The Setup Nicodemus is a fearless sociopath with millenia of accumulated knowledge, a nearly flawless dueling record, and the support of Anduriel, who can suppress magic at will, gain situational ...
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A Christian Science Fiction Series Kind of Like Tom Swift?

When I was in, like, 5th grade, I stumbled across a story that read very much like something from the Tom Swift, Jr, series. It had a plucky young hero, and his trusty sidekick who was mostly there ...
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Story Identification: young adult fantasy series, possibly published in 70s-90s, christian fiction

I think it was a book series, but may have been a tv show or movie. It was about 2-5 kids who traveled to an alternate world and met strange sentient creatures. One of the kids was a girl, and there ...
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Is the Kurgan referring to Jesus?

In the first Highlander movie, in the scene when Kurgan is talking to Connor McLeod in the church, he has a conversation with a priest after Connor leaves. Priest: People are trying to pray. ...
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What is the background of God's Demon by Wayne Barlowe?

I've read God's Demon by Wayne Barlowe, and I would like to know more about the characters. The story follows demons in Hell after the Fall. The most important characters are Lilith, Lucifer, ...
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Looking for an allegorical book about a spanish knight that talks into his helmet

This was a book I read in the early to mid 90's. I believe it was older than that though. It was an allegorical (specifically a "Christian" allegory) story about a knight who was on a quest for ...