Fantastical Truth

Fantastical Truth

Latest Episodes

35. Did C. S. Lewis Say It’s ‘Pure Moonshine’ to Create Stories that Teach Christian Truth?
September 29, 2020

Did C. S. Lewis set the example of enjoying only images to create stories, without wanting to "say something about Christianity to children"?

Ep. 34: How Has Lorehaven Been Questing Through the Great 2020 Pandemic?
September 22, 2020

We're fighting to continue book enjoyments during the pandemic, and we share how Lorehaven has fared In These Uncertain Times™.

Ep. 33: How Does Portraying Fantastical Characters Develop Christian Character? | with Julie Novak
September 15, 2020

Christian Youth Theater's Julie Novak joins us to share what's it like to bring fantastical figures to life onstage.

Ep. 32: What Five Questions Help Us Engage Popular Culture for God’s Glory? | The Pop Culture Parent, part 2
September 08, 2020

These five questions from The Pop Culture Parent can help us engage our messy popular culture, and teach our kids to do the same.

Ep. 31: What If Popular Culture Was Actually God’s Idea All Along? | The Pop Culture Parent, part 1
September 01, 2020

Christians debate whether popular culture is mostly good or bad. But what is the point of popular culture in God's universe anyway?

Ep. 30: How Can The Babylon Bee’s Satire Reflect Our Crazy Reality? | with Frank J. Fleming
August 25, 2020

Babylon Bee senior writer Frank J. Fleming joins today's episode to explore satire, politics, and his own comedic sci-fi.

Ep. 29: What If You Escaped from Captivity but Left Your Brother Behind? | These Nameless Things, with Shawn Smucker
August 18, 2020

Novelist Shawn Smucker joins us to explore memories and mystic challenges at life's margins.

Ep. 28: How Should Christians Discern ‘The Chosen’ and Other Biblical Fiction?
August 11, 2020

Christians must think differently not only about popular streaming series "The Chosen" but about biblical fiction as a genre.

Ep. 27: What Wackiness Awaits in the Incredible Worlds of Wally McDoogle? | with Bill Myers
August 04, 2020

Bill Myers shares his incredible worlds of Wally McDoogle, McGee and Me, and many other stories for kids and adults.

Ep. 26: How Do We Defeat the Top Seven Myths about The Chronicles of Narnia? Part 2
July 28, 2020

Did C. S. Lewis doom Susan, bring Emeth to heaven, fill Narnia with allegories, or make it a "safe" series? We explore these four myths.