Religion/Science/Fiction

Beyond the Final Frontier

Authors

  • Rudy V Busto The University of California, Santa Barbara

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/imre.v17i4.395

Keywords:

Science Fiction, Cognitive Estrangement, Science and Religion, Minority Literature

Abstract

Science fiction is conventionally assumed to be hostile to religion. This article argues that science fiction stories not only belie this assumption, but can even promote religious speculation. Science fiction’s techniques, the intervention by African American and other ethnic minority writers in the literature, and the use of science fiction in the college classroom, all call into question any definitive boundary between science and religion.

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Published

2014-12-12

How to Cite

Busto, R. V. (2014). Religion/Science/Fiction: Beyond the Final Frontier. Implicit Religion, 17(4), 395–404. https://doi.org/10.1558/imre.v17i4.395

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