Search Groups
 

MembersPopular Groups
2126Meet and talk,talk talk
Created by: jeana12
1707Impurity Addiction Support Group
Created by: whm
984CLEAN jokes (because we need to laugh)
Created by: tuscany
934Divine Mercy
Created by: windmelody
851OCD/Scrupulosity Group
Created by: AFCatholic
846Catholic Vegetarians & Vegans
Created by: 4elise
779Devotion to the Sorrowful Mother
Created by: FootStool
728Catholics in the South
Created by: Parce Domine
649Charismatic Christians and Friends
Created by: denwiles
593Knights of Columbus
Created by: tee_eff_em

MsgsMost Active Groups
8340Meet and talk,talk talk
Last by: Weejee
5087CAF Prayer Warriors Support Group
Last by: Vim71
4400Devotion to the Sorrowful Mother
Last by: daughterstm
4036OCD/Scrupulosity Group
Last by: aellis422
3857SOLITUDE
Last by: beth40n2
3658Let's empty Purgatory
Last by: daughterstm
3267Poems and Reflections
Last by: PathWalker
3239Petitions Before the Blessed Sacrament
Last by: Amiciel
3218Catholic Vegetarians & Vegans
Last by: memphian
3084For seniors and shut- ins
Last by: flower lady

Latest Wall Messages
Let us Read the Bible and Encounter Christ!
[COLOR="Navy"]Our Luka...
Today By: Amiciel
Petitions Before the Blessed Sacrament
Prayers offered for al...
Today By: Amiciel
The Flame of Love of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Ah you lovely warm peo...
Today By: FootStool
Meet and talk,talk talk
My TV's busted. Anyon...
Yesterday By: Weejee
For seniors and shut- ins
Hi all, I hope you are...
Yesterday By: flower lady
Let's Empty Purgatory 2
I prayed the Eternal F...
Yesterday By: Weejee
CAF Prayer Warriors Support Group
@daughterstm: Done. :s...
Yesterday By: Vim71
Devotion to the Sorrowful Mother
[B]2. The flight into...
Yesterday By: daughterstm
Let's empty Purgatory
[B][SIZE="3"][FONT="Ar...
Yesterday By: daughterstm
Lord I Love Thee
Lord ,increase my Love...
Yesterday By: johnthebaptist2

Social Network Stats
468,888Members
766,595Topics
12,468,925Posts
1200Groups
10740Photos
217049Messages

Go Back   Catholic Answers Groups > Social Groups
 

This is a public group. Social Group

sci fi lovers unite with catholicism!!!!!

Group created by benderkid10

this group is for any young catholics who love to read, watch, or write about fantasy or science fiction related stuff. but you also have to love one more thing: .... JESUS!!!!!!! <3



Group Activity in Group Forum
Group Wall Messages 31 to 40 of 73
  1. 3DOCTORS
    Sep 16, '12 7:58 pm
    3DOCTORS
    They are really unique, aren't they? A sense of wonder, and they're clean, and Christian in outlook. Even though they aren't "hard" science fiction, they are enjoyable enough that I'm completely willing to suspend disbelief.

    Another book I'm curious if anyone has read, because I just recently read it - an old classic, James Blish's A Case of Conscience. It has a main character who is a Jesuit priest. From what the introduction to the book said, Blish was agnostic, and the Catholicism in the book was pre-Vatican II since it was published in the 1950s. I found it engaging to read, and the ending ambiguous. It might have one meaning to a believer and another meaning to a non-believer. Which only makes it more interesting, IMO.

    There are just so few Catholic science fiction works - I hope to change that with my own writing Wish me luck!

    I found the Catholic sci-fi blog I was thinking no longer existed but I think I just mistyped the name - anyhow, it's still around, and it's pretty cool: www.scificatholic.com

  2. tabycat
    Sep 16, '12 2:58 pm
    tabycat
    From the first time I read Zenna Henderson's People stories I liked her writing.
  3. 3DOCTORS
    Sep 8, '12 12:58 pm
    3DOCTORS
    And another discovery! A science fiction message board: www.speculativevision.com
  4. 3DOCTORS
    Jul 20, '12 12:22 pm
    3DOCTORS
    New author discovery - Zenna Henderson - writer in the 50s-70s. Apparently she was Mormon. There is a sort of Mormon "vibe" if you will to the stories in her books, but more importantly it is a Christian vibe and there's a sense of hopefulness as opposed to some of the nihilistic-ness of some sci-fi written from a secular point of view. I'd be interested in what others think.
  5. tabycat
    May 31, '12 8:49 pm
    tabycat
    Onr little hint about the book: Isreal is a 'power player' back on earth.
  6. 3DOCTORS
    May 27, '12 1:16 pm
    3DOCTORS
    I like Poul Anderson - haven't read that particular book though. I will have to take a look at it. I have a friend who is into alternate histories and sci-fi and it definitely sounds like something she might enjoy as well.
  7. tabycat
    May 27, '12 1:03 pm
    tabycat
    Anybody read Poal Anderson's HIGH CRUSADE? Main plot is a 14th century English village takes over a alain starship and what happens to them between then and when they are 'found' in the future time. It's an older book.
  8. DavidtheGnome
    May 21, '12 9:36 pm
    DavidtheGnome
    I am reading "A Canticle for Leibowitz" by Walter M Miller and can't recommend it enough...it takes place after a nuclear war were the Catholic church has become one of the few guardians of knowledge. Can't wait for the end!
  9. tabycat
    May 21, '12 8:25 pm
    tabycat
    What if one of the Wise Men was an alien ane he/she went and told their home planet about the Birth? And/or he/she was a witness to Jesus's life and went to their group and carried the message of Christ to intersteller space? What would their Catholicism look like? As for being older I'm coming up to being 65 and Andre Norton was writting up until the last year of her life (she died at age 93).
  10. 3DOCTORS
    Apr 28, '12 4:18 pm
    3DOCTORS
    Has anyone read The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester? I just discovered this sci-fi classic recently and am enjoying it a lot! I think it should be made into a movie. It has retro appeal that could be really cool in the right filmmaker's hands.



   

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 4:58 am.

CA Shop: Gifts

Catholic Quotes

•  Encyclopedia RSS
•  Catholic Encyclopedia


Latest Threads
Copyright © 2004-2014, Catholic Answers.