Fantastical Truth

Fantastical Truth

Latest Episodes

65. Why Do Homeschool Families Love Christian-Made Fantastical Fiction?
June 08, 2021

At the traveling Realm Makers Bookstore, homeschool families love to find Christian-made fantastical fiction. What can they teach us?

64. Should Christians ‘Mask Up’ or ‘Get Vaccines’ to Prevent Fiction Infections?
May 25, 2021

Viruses, masks, and vaccines act out a parable for sin, the law, and grace, so let's not confuse secular symbols for religious realities.

63. Did God Create Aliens and Would Jesus Need to Save Them?
May 18, 2021

If God created life on other planets, would Scripture support these creatures being sentient, good, evil, or in need of redemption?

62. How Can Christian Fans Share Great Stories Without Becoming ‘Support Zombies’?
May 11, 2021

How can Christian fans avoid shuffling along with subculture herds, even while we share the Christian-made stories we enjoy?

61. How Does Edgier Science Fiction Challenge Christian Readers? | with Kerry Nietz
May 04, 2021

Christian-made sci-fi tends toward the softer side, leaving an opening for more complex futuristic tales that engage with controversial themes.

60. Why Don’t Real Researchers Heed Sci-Fi Warnings Against Mad Science?
April 27, 2021

Why do our scientists get so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they don't stop to hear secular fiction's dire forecasts?

59. How Can Christian Fans Respond to Preachy Secular Fiction?
April 20, 2021

When stories lose the plot and just want to give you a religious lecture, should Christians get mad or else gently scoff in amusement?

58. How Did We Enjoy the Heroic Majesty of ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’?
April 13, 2021

Sci-fi novelist Kerry Nietz and Lorehaven review chief Austin Gunderson join our heroic team to explore the long-awaited super-film Zack Snyder's Justice League.

57. How Do Stories Help Us Imagine Suffering and the Hope of Resurrection? | Epic Resurrection, part 4
April 06, 2021

We explore how the Gospel and similar reflections in fantastic stories help us prepare for times of suffering, death, and resurrection.

56. Which Biblical Qualities Empower Strong Female Characters? | with Elisabeth Wheatley
March 30, 2021

Physical combat is often the defining feature of strength, but female characters needn’t be boxed into stereotypes to be considered strong.