Rawlings School of Divinity
Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics (MA)
Apologetics, Fiction, Literature, Christian
Christianity | English Language and Literature | Reading and Language | Religion
Starnes, Ashley Renea, "The Need for Christian Authors in Mainstream Fiction" (2020). Masters Theses. 621.
Fiction is an effective and underutilized tool in Christian circles to implicitly illustrate Christian ideas and values to readers of other worldviews. By adopting the writing approach of authors like J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, Christian writers can enter into the broad discussion of philosophy, morality, and theology going on in popular fiction.