GOAD E20 – Religion in Genre Fiction

tumblr_lld90ub4Va1qda461o1_500This week James and Shade bring back their fellow Mid-World Arts writers Stephan Michael Loy and Dick Thomas to talk about religion in genre fiction. Our apologies for the crappy sound in this episode.



People and things mentioned in the show

George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire, and the show Game of Thrones

Supernatural and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

The comics and movies Thor and The Avengers

The Lone Ranger movie (2013)

Jesus Christ Vampire Hunter

The Last Temptation of Christ

Babylon 5

Dune by Frank Herbert

Stephan Loy’s books Last Days and TimesShining Star, and Isis Wept

Battlestar Galactica (2004)

Learn about the religion Thelema

The Conan series by Robert E. Howard

Rose of the Prophet series by Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman

Stargate SG-1

If you read anything we recommend, read The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

The Left Behind series

When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger



Dick Thomas has released the first part of his epic horror novel. Ghostvision – Book One: The Legend is now available on Amazon Kindle and will soon be in print.

You can now download My Babylon – Book One: Body for free at SmashwordsBarnes & NobleAppleKobo, Scribd, and via Bittorrent. Please let Amazon know that you found it free at those other websites.

James has released the My Babylon Complete Edition containing all five novellas. You can buy it in on Amazon both as a Kindle ebook and in paperback.

Chasing the Wyrm: A Christopher Yan OAA Novel, and Paul Vs. The Vampire are coming soon.

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