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All articles by Andrew Wheeler

Andrew ministers at Keswick Congregational Church, Cumbria.

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August 2014
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

The Christian and fantasy fiction (2)

How should a Christian think of fantasy fiction? Opinions seem to range from extreme caution to enthusiastic promotion. Let us consider now our second question (see also ET, July 2014): what counts as a specifically Christian content? Bunyan’s specifically Christian content hangs on his choice of method — the use of allegory. This is…

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July 2014
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Personal View: The Christian and fantasy fiction (1)

      How should a Christian think of fantasy fiction? Opinions seem to range from extreme caution to enthusiastic promotion. Of course, when this range of opinions is regarded as a mere matter of taste, very little need be said about it. But sometimes deeper issues either are, or are said to be,…

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October 2013
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

The Christian and fantasy fiction

How should a Christian think of fantasy fiction?  Opinions seem to range from extreme caution to enthusiastic promotion.  Of course, when this range of opinions is regarded as a mere matter of taste very little need be said about it.  But sometimes deeper issues either are, or are said to be, at stake. Sometimes,…

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