The book is called The Truth Is Out There: Christian Faith And The Classics Of TV Science Fiction (BrazosPress) and its co-authored by Thomas Bertonheau and Dr. Kim Paffenroth, an associate professor of religious studies at New Yorks Iona College.
Paffenroths book looks at six of TVs most popular sci-fi shows: Dr. Who, Star Trek, The Prisoner, Twilight Zone, Babylon 5 and The X Files; shows he says incorporate a variety of Christian and other faith-based ideas.
Although he adds, Some of it is on purpose, though much of it is not.
In Paffenroths words, Its just a way to seriously look at Christian archetypes through more than just the current presidents philosophy.
He adds that hed also like to look at comics and heavy metal, and that, Christians cut themselves off from a lot of thoughtful stuff when they cede whole genres to The Devil.
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