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  1. John Herreid

    Death vs The Doctor

    January 15, 2016 7:49 pm 4 Comments

    If you really come down to any large story that interests people or can hold their attention for a considerable time, the story is practically always a human story, it’s practically always about one thing isn’t it: death! The inevitability of death…  There’s a quotation from Simone de Beauvoir that… Read more »

    Tags: Doctor Who J.R.R. Tolkien Lord of the Rings Mortality

  2. John Herreid

    Spooky Links at a Distance

    October 30, 2015 4:53 pm Leave a Comment

    It’s Halloween weekend, so time for some varied spooky links! First up, “Kill the Moon”, one of the scarier episodes of Doctor Who in the past year (featuring moon spiders!) gets reviewed at First Things, exploring the pro-life implications of the episode. Alexi Sargeant says “The episode proposes something like… Read more »

    Tags: Doctor Who dracula frankenstein Halloween horror links monsters

  3. John Herreid

    The Divine Physician and the Doctor

    October 1, 2015 10:35 am 5 Comments

    “…for when I am weak, then I am strong.” —2 Corinthians 12:10 He’s back. My favorite recent incarnation of the alien Time Lord known as the Doctor arrived again this month, sonic screwdriver (or sunglasses) at the ready. Peter Capaldi’s portrayal of the Doctor is prickly, intelligent, standoffish, and alien… Read more »

    Tags: Doctor Who science fiction TV reviews

  4. John Herreid

    Today marks the 50th anniversary of the death of C.S. Lewis. It’s difficult to gauge exactly how different the world of fantasy and science fiction would be without his influence (or the influence of his friend J.R.R. Tolkien). We’ve gathered a number of links that explore different facets of his… Read more »

    Tags: C.S. Lewis Doctor Who fantasy Joseph Ratzinger Peter Kreeft Richard Purtill science fiction