Adult CHRISTIAN SCIENCE FICTION???? and FANTASY ADVENTURE???? No, Virginia, that is NOT a contradiction.
Jesus in His Earthly ministries told stories, parables, similes, and so on. Unless a widow had actually lost a coin, and a shepherd a sheep, and a certain man on the road to Jericho actually happened, which indeed could be the case, these were FICTION. Illustrations. Perhaps even entertainment.
Face it, Jesus the Christ, the Son of God, is arguably the single greatest storyteller ever.
Now. About the pile of papers this sheet is discussing.
Are these an attempt to EMBELLISH the Word? To ADD TO THE WORDS OF THIS PROPHECY as Revelation puts it in its warning?
In short: No. These are merely a retelling, not a rewriting of the Bible with the intent that these BECOME a new 'Word', if that is possible.
Just as "Jesus Christ Superstar" was a retelling of the Gospel of John, so these are a (hopefully) slightly more humble attempt by a poor sportswriter and political observer to put a fresh coat of paint on some of the great stories of the Bible. Perhaps reaching an audience that may be unfamiliar with a few of them with the essentials of the stories. And while staying close to the original plots in most cases, maybe bringing in a few surprises to hold their interest.
Maybe more than a few.
The BIBLE is not dull. Maybe that is the bottom line of this whole endeavor.
The Desk presents what for the time being is Christian Sci-Fi for lack of a better name, for your amusement.
It is worth mentioning up front that some of these are set in Biblical times, in a couple of cases, during the Exodus, or one of Paul's journeys, others are set in the contemporary world of today, others are set in the far flung future. Those based in real time and places are so labeled.
Now the legal talk, in fine print of course....
All Works contained in this collection remain property of the author as works in progress under author copyright; any resemblance to anything other than Bible Stories is accidental and unintended. No Actual Persons are represented other than Biblical Characters. Any other resemblance is unintentional. Credit for incidental music, references, and usage will be given when required. Author retains all rights including right of approval for publication or performance. All questions, comments, correspondence should be sent to the following addresses:
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"You give yourselves over to that which is not natural. To other men, to animals, to the gods of stone and iron. And what do you have the next day? You send your women into the feasting of heathens, and you congratulate each other on your cunning. Your children run naked while you offer your cloak to a god of straw! The Fire of Eternity will consume the straw, your cloak, and YOU!"
He looked toward the ceiling. "ElShaddai?"
His God seemed to not hear him, but he didn't give up, "Always have I been faithful to give You, and Your Chosen One the glory of all." He walked to his window and looked out, fires still burned in some of the ruined structure. A hovering fire fighting vehicle pumped dry foam into it. Through the silence of his room he heard shouts for help. "Why? My God?!?! Why?"
"...There is hope of life eternal for you."
Corellia laughed, "All I have hope for is to die in my sleep and maybe one of the gods will pull me out of the underworld to serve them."
"You can know your fate priestess. You can know real love."
"You are deluded. You'll be back. This is all new and fun now. You'll be back in a couple of months. They all will."
2003 Sorry for the Delay, More on the way.
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