Science fiction as a frontier of space, persons, and the numinous

Science fiction as a frontier of space, persons, and the numinous

Jun 13, 2022 | Export, Latest

Sci-fi has a long literary and cinematic history, and we’re going to talk about it – because we love it! From our favorite sci-fi movies and novels, we’re taking apart the definition of science fiction, to find out where faith-inspired fiction can and should go. We wrap with some tropes to encourage and avoid. Together, we plan to inspire your faith and your fiction!

ABOUT ELIZABETH FUST Elizabeth Fust, self-published picture book author and freelance writer by night and writer for a startup aerospace company by day. Watch her interview:

ABOUT MARY WOODS After graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in the Liberal Arts, Mary volunteers as an editorial assistant, and her nonfiction has appeared in several publications. In her mind, she spends most of her time on distant planets or alien spaceships, but she actually lives in rural Michigan. Website:

ABOUT DOMINIC DE SOUZA Founder of CatholicAuthor, Dominic is riveted by the Catholic frontier between faith, science, and history. He loves reading about quantum physics, psychoanalysis and mythology, evolution and angels, and the spiritual guidance from our Holy Father Pope Francis.

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Dominic Vera

Founder of LegendFiction, and a total Wandery. Geeks over epics, mystics, science, the angelic, & Netflix. A young, Catholic dad and novelist passionate about worldbuilding and faith-inspired fiction. A graduate from the Writer’s Institute for Children’s Literature, self-published a children’s novel, and works as a full time marketer and graphic designer. Married, with a small girl and a smaller corgi. Website | See more of Dominic's posts

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