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Introductory essay by Alan Ryan
The Pope of the Chimps novelette by Robert Silverberg
Written in Water story by Tanith Lee
The Meat Box story by Daniel Gilbert
Ifrit story by R.A. Lafferty
Contamination story by Richard Bowker
Instant With Loud Voices story by Alan Dean Foster
Firestorm story by Steve Rasnic Tem
Be Fruitful & Multiply story by F. Paul Wilson
The Emigra
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Paperback, 490 pages
Published September 1982 by Warner Books (NYC)
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Kevin Lucia
Jun 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely excellent collection of science fiction/fantasy/horror/speculative fiction dealing with the nature of religion and faith, especially how it interacts with science, and how changes in future societies would shape faith and belief. Only available through third party vendors, but definitely worth the price.
John
Jun 06, 2016 rated it liked it
This book had several good short stories, and one great story, right in my wheelhouse, "Hamburger Heaven" by Nicholas Yermakov. I found some of the stories tedious, but most worked in the "heavenly" motif fairly smoothly. I rate "Hamburger Heaven" right up there with "The Little Black Bag", as one of my all time favorite short stories.
yellowbird
Mar 05, 2009 rated it did not like it
Shelves: just-awful
Ironically, in the introduction to this book, the editor states, "There have been anthologies of short science fiction dealing with religion before. In general, they have not been all one might have hoped or expected."
Well, add one more to the list.
Erik Graff
Feb 15, 2010 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: religion/sf fans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: sf
This is a decent collection of speculative fiction dealing with religious themes nominated for the Locus Award for best collection.
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