Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Five theological fantasies for ecstatic atheists

At Rachel Hartman tagged five theological fantasies for ecstatic atheists, including:
The Curse of Chalion, by Lois McMaster Bujold

This is the queen mother of theological fantasy. Bujold has created a pantheon of gods and a theological system that make so much intuitive sense that I could totally believe in all of it, if I wasn’t already satisfied with my own beliefs. People are the only way the gods can interact with matter; free will is our ability to tell them no. To this I can only say, YES, PLEASE.
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--Marshal Zeringue