Mitchell Gordon is a free-lance writer and futurist who lives in Philadelphia. He is also vice president of the Philadelphia Area Space Alliance, which is the local chapter of the National Space Society.
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James Herrick's "Scientific Mythologies'
How many sci-fi writers can dance on the head of a pin?
James Herrick, a Christian apologist at a fundamentalist college, sees pop culture and science fiction supplanting traditional religious myths as the cutting force of spirituality today. Not to worry, professor: Steven Spielberg, Carl Sagan and the makers of Star Wars and Star Trek are mostly pouring old wine into new bottles.