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Finding biblical truth in fantastic stories

Finding biblical truth in fantastic stories

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United States

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Finding biblical truth in fantastic stories

Twitter:

@lorehaven

Language:

English


Episodes

49. How Can We ‘Terraform’ the Church to Enjoy Fantastic Fiction?

1/26/2021
We can't expect "chosen one" authors to save Christian-made fiction overnight, so instead, let's slowly transform our "deserts" into habitable kingdoms.

Duration:01:03:25

48. What Were the Top Seven Issues for Lorehaven Readers in 2020?

1/19/2021
From little space babies eating tadpoles, to that Jesus TV show, to not-quite-forgotten trends, we're exploring 2020's top issues at Lorehaven.com.

Duration:01:07:11

47. Why Do Some People Long for Escape to a Galactic Community?

1/12/2021
What rumors of UFOs spread throughout 2020, and why can't people look away from these alien accounts?

Duration:01:01:33

46. Ten Years Later, Why Did ‘Dawn Treader’ Sink the Narnia Movies? | with Rilian of NarniaWeb

12/22/2020
This month brings release anniversaries for two Narnia movies. The first roared, but the last sank hard. How did this fantasy franchise fizzle?

Duration:01:15:22

45. How Can a Wingless Piskey Learn to Fly? | The Flight and Flame Trilogy, with R. J. Anderson

12/15/2020
Explore the creation and truths of R. J. Anderson’s Flight and Flame fantasy trilogy, in which a tiny heroine finds big adventure.

Duration:00:57:02

44. How Might Santa Claus Serve in Your Christmas Celebration?

12/8/2020
Many well-meaning Christians see Santa as a pretender to Christ's throne rather than a worshiper before Him. How do faithful fans respond?

Duration:01:05:10

43. How Did a 1980s Evangelical Book Warn about ‘Turmoil in the Toy Box’?

12/1/2020
Just in time for the Christmas season, we explore a 1980s evangelical book that warned about fantasy franchises such as "He-Man" and Cabbage Patch Kids.

Duration:00:45:37

42. What if Invaders Kidnapped Your Brother in a Frozen Land? | Seventh City, with Emily Hayse

11/17/2020
Fantastical Truth explores the 2020 Realm Award–winning Arctic fantasy novel Seventh City with author Emily Hayse.

Duration:00:46:52

41. Should Christians Boycott Popular Culture Like Halloween or Netflix? | with Cap Stewart

11/10/2020
What could Christian boycotts of streaming services or holidays change in our culture or in ourselves?

Duration:01:13:50

40. How May Fantastic Stories Help Us See Politics in Biblical Perspective?

11/3/2020
Our political beliefs and fears are not always based on facts. Experiences and hidden pictures shape how we debate and vote.

Duration:01:02:01

39. How Might Bram Stoker’s Novel ‘Dracula’ Cast Light Against Modern Vampires?

10/27/2020
Welcome to our house. Enter freely, and explore the biblical virtues of using common and sacred weapons to fight vampires.

Duration:01:27:31

38. Should Christians Enjoy Fantasy with Fictional Magic? Part 2

10/20/2020
Idolatrous occult magic isn't usually the same as fictional magic, but how can Christian fans love people who think they're the same?

Duration:01:16:07

37. Should Christians Enjoy Fantasy with Fictional Magic? Part 1

10/13/2020
Christian fans must carefully compare fictional magic with the Bible's warnings against occult idolatry.

Duration:00:59:00

36. How Do Paranormal Tales Edify the Christian Reader? | The Reagan Moon series, with Mike Duran

10/6/2020
Paranormal images like ghosts and other creatures have risks, but also help awaken our imaginations to the spiritual worlds around us.

Duration:01:13:46

35. Did C. S. Lewis Say It’s ‘Pure Moonshine’ to Create Stories that Teach Christian Truth?

9/29/2020
Did C. S. Lewis set the example of enjoying only images to create stories, without wanting to "say something about Christianity to children"?

Duration:01:08:16

34. How Has Lorehaven Been Questing Through the Great 2020 Pandemic?

9/22/2020
We're fighting to continue book enjoyments during the pandemic, and we share how Lorehaven has fared In These Uncertain Times™.

Duration:01:07:03

33. How Does Portraying Fantastical Characters Develop Christian Character? | with Julie Novak

9/15/2020
Christian Youth Theater's Julie Novak joins us to share what's it like to bring fantastical figures to life onstage.

Duration:01:04:17

32. What Five Questions Help Us Engage Popular Culture for God’s Glory? | The Pop Culture Parent, part 2

9/8/2020
These five questions from The Pop Culture Parent can help us engage our messy popular culture, and teach our kids to do the same.

Duration:01:17:46

31. What If Popular Culture Was Actually God’s Idea All Along? | The Pop Culture Parent, part 1

9/1/2020
Christians debate whether popular culture is mostly good or bad. But what is the point of popular culture in God's universe anyway?

Duration:00:46:31

30. How Can The Babylon Bee’s Satire Reflect Our Crazy Reality? | with Frank J. Fleming

8/25/2020
Babylon Bee senior writer Frank J. Fleming joins today's episode to explore satire, politics, and his own comedic sci-fi.

Duration:01:03:49