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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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Pair of YA superhero books. The first book involves a gameshow of some kind, heavy Christian themes throughout

Around 2010 or so, I rented a pair of YA novels from my local library. They were the first two books in a superhero series (I don't recall if there were any more). The first book was a gameshow for ...
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Christian young adult sci-fi series with one book involving a frozen column of time

I remember reading a series of young adult (at the time it was called juvenile) science fiction novels in the 1990s with a Christian slant (characters were occasionally seen praying, and so on). In ...
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'90s Christian sci-fi book where the special police have mechanical gauntlets that let them fly and shoot

Trying to find an '80s/'90s sci-fi book where the special police have mechanical gloves; gauntlets that let them fly and shoot and do everything. Christians are in secret and use a stone as a Bible- ...
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Book about a woman with Godly insight hiding among Christians from demons that come to Earth in a pyramid

I'm looking for a Christian scifi thriller with a hooded black-robed figure on cover. It's about aliens coming to Earth in a pyramid, saying they are our creators, but they are really demons. A woman ...
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Teen boy going into some virtual reality place (Christian novel, late 90s')

I vaguely remember reading this when I was a kid. It was probably around the same section as the Frank Peretti 'Cooper Kids' series. It would have been a series of 'Christian' teen novels. My ...
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Christian novel about astronauts returning from Mars to a depopulated Earth

This was a novel I read around 2011 in spurts while visiting my girlfriend who worked in a bookstore. It was in the "Christian novel" section and had the following plot: Astronauts return ...
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What is the meaning of the woman and the baby in the film Stigmata?

In the 1999 film Stigmata, protagonist Frankie Paige looks out of the window and sees a weeping woman holding a baby. The woman lets the baby fall on the street which causes Frankie to run outside to ...
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Why does the protagonist of Asimov's Caves of Steel exclaim 'Jehoshaphat!' instead of 'Jesus!'?

The protagonist of Asimov's Caves of Steel, Elijah Baley, uses 'Jehoshaphat!' as an exclamation instead of 'Jesus!' throughout the book. Why does he do this? From the book, it seems that the Bible is ...
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Mars mission with two-arm-joint Martians from dead civilization

Between 1994-1998, my library carried a sci-fi novel about Mars. I remember the cover being mostly black, somewhat larger format than a usual novel. I was under the impression it was Christian-themed, ...
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Christian science fiction novel with Han Solo type character

I'm trying to track down a science fiction novel that features a Christian protagonist, perhaps similar to Han Solo, who pilots a ship on the space lanes while reading the Gospel. I'm sure I came ...
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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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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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Young adult Christian fantasy series about 2-5 kids who traveled to an alternate world and met strange sentient creatures

I think it was a book series, possibly published in 70s-90s, 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 ...
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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. Kurgan: ...
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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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Allegorical book about a Spanish knight who talks into his helmet [closed]

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 ...
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