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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

Theology in Genre Fiction

Theology in Genre Fiction

Many genre books contain theological elements, in some form or another. For this challenge, choose books that the theological subgenre label could apply to.

Some ideas:

  • religion and/or its practitioners, in a form recognized in real life
  • religion and/or its practitioners, in a form created by the author
  • spirituality not defined by organized religion
  • mythological gods & goddesses
  • angelic or demonic beings
  • philosophical/existential themes, such as good vs evil

And check out the books tagged with "theological subgenre" here on Worlds Without End (though there are many qualifying books not included). How you interpret the challenge is up to you. Good luck and have fun!

Challenge Details
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Challenge Span: January 2018 – December 2018

Reading Levels
Select your reading level below. You can adjust your level up or down at any time during the challenge.

 Novice = 3 books + 1 reviews
 Apprentice = 6 books + 3 reviews
 Journeyman = 9 books + 5 reviews
 Master = 12 books + 7 reviews

Note: You must be a logged in member of WWEnd to join this challenge. Join WWEnd

Arrenby

Arrenby

Children of Blood and Bone
Exodus From the Long Sun
The Found and the Lost:  The Collected Novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin
Jagannath: Stories
Seraphina
The Spider's War
The Tyrant's Law
A Veil of Spears
The Widow's House
3
2
1
dalex

dalex

How Saints Die
A Prayer for the Dying
Quintessence
Soleri
Vigil
1
GiantPanda

GiantPanda

The Alchemist
That Hideous Strength
1
thereddeath

thereddeath

3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

A Choice of Gods
Eifelheim
The Essex Serpent
The Fourth Circle
A Gift Upon the Shore
Lincoln in the Bardo
The Mirage
Olympus Bound
The Ruin of Angels
Something More Than Night
Waking the Moon
The Years of Rice and Salt