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Defending Fantasy, Geekery, Lord of the Rings, & Harry Potter | Dominic de Souza & Stephanie Petters, To Eden
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What are the four kinds of authors?
If fantasy is escapist - and that is its glory - then what are we escaping into?
What is the role of a fiction author?
Fiction vs catechisms: Mystical evangelizers or faith-inspired fiction authors?
The problem of preachy fiction and mercy-reading
Our problematic need for anti-heroes today
How storytelling can be a spiritual path for writers
How fantasy is an re-connection with spiritual and numinous reality
Why fantasy is one of the most needed genres today
Why Harry Potter is more realistic than Spiderman
Why we need more fiction to re-imagine reality and dreaming
Why we are all called to be a mission from God to our time
The first Gospel of Creation
In this interview, Stephanie Petters from To Eden joins by Dominic de Souza, to chat about Matt Fradd’s recent article In Defense of Fantasy. Fradd lists arguments for the importance of good fantasy fiction, a genre not always appreciated. Dominic and I chat about our personal experiences with fiction and why we think it actually has great importance in our world, especially as Christians.
Stay tuned for a bonus clip - the Death of the Villain!
Watch the first 15 minutes of this interview for free right now.
Dominic de Souza is founder of LegendFiction, a creative community for Catholic & Orthodox fiction authors.
What is your personal experience with fiction?
Has the writings of any fiction authors impacted your faith?
Let us know in the comments!