Fantastical Truth

Fantastical Truth

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

47. Why Do Some People Long for Escape to a Galactic Community?
January 12, 2021

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

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

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

44. How Might Santa Claus Serve in Your Christmas Celebration?
December 08, 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?

43. How Did a 1980s Evangelical Book Warn about ‘Turmoil in the Toy Box’?
December 01, 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.

42. What if Invaders Kidnapped Your Brother in a Frozen Land? | Seventh City, with Emily Hayse
November 17, 2020

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

41. Should Christians Boycott Popular Culture Like Halloween or Netflix? | with Cap Stewart
November 10, 2020

What could Christian boycotts of streaming services or holidays change in our culture or in ourselves?

40. How May Fantastic Stories Help Us See Politics in Biblical Perspective?
November 03, 2020

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

39. How Might Bram Stoker’s Novel ‘Dracula’ Cast Light Against Modern Vampires?
October 27, 2020

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