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Strange Gods

3.38  ·  Rating details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 191 pages
Published September 1st 1974 by Pocket Books
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Matthew J.
Apr 07, 2018 rated it liked it
As is frequently the case, this anthology is spotty. There are a couple good stories, a lot of what would be filler in a magazine like Weird Tales, and a few pretty crappy ones. For a book called 'Strange Gods,' it really features almost exclusively a Christian take on religion. Unfortunately, several of the authors bring that condescending smugness you get in a lot of Christian themed movies ("God is Not Dead," for an example). There's also a lot of that post-50s antil-urban sentiment that was ...more
May 04, 2011 rated it really liked it
Read this in college when I was doing my English & Religious Studies double-major. Roger Elwood manages to choose some great (and sometimes obscure) short stories
Maurice Alvarez
Sep 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
Fun, thought-provoking stories on religion.
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Roger Elwood was an American science fiction writer and editor, perhaps best known for having edited a large number of anthologies and collections for a variety of publishers in the early 1970s. Elwood was also the founding editor of Laser Books and, in more recent years, worked in the evangelical Christian market.
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