Holy Sci-Fi! Paperback

Where Science Fiction and Religion Intersect

by Paul J. Nahin;


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Holy Sci-Fi!

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Can a computer have a soul? Are religion and science mutually exclusive? Is there really such a thing as free will? If you could time travel to visit Jesus, would you (and should you)? For hundreds of years, philosophers, scientists and science fiction writers have pondered these questions and many more. In Holy Sci-Fi!, popular writer Paul Nahin explores the fertile and sometimes uneasy relationship between science fiction and religion. With a scope spanning the history of religion, philosophy and literature, Nahin follows religious themes in science fiction from Feynman to Foucault and from Asimov to Aristotle. An intriguing journey through popular and well-loved books and stories, Holy Sci-Fi! shows how sci-fi has informed humanity's attitudes towards our faiths, our future and ourselves.

Holy Sci-Fi! by Paul J. Nahin was published by Springer-Verlag New York Inc. in April 2014. The ISBN for Holy Sci-Fi! is 9781493906178.

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Page last updated 10th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc. (April 2014)
Weight446g
Number of Pages224
Thickness13 mm
Height235 mm
Width155 mm
ISBN9781493906178
ISBN-101493906178
Product Code4274110
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