The marriage of science fiction and religion is undergoing a revival in popular culture.
Scholars and comic book creators contributed essays to this book. Christine Hoff Kraemer and A. David Lewis are its co-editors.
Art Ayris is CEO of Kingstone Media, a Florida-based company whose goal is “to become the ‘Marvel’ of the faith market, the leading publisher of Christian comic books and Biblical worldview graphic novels worldwide.”
Read a Nov. 29, 2013, Deseret News article about the increasing emergence of comic books and graphic novels in which religion is not simply alluded to, but central to the story.
The Harry Potter fan site MuggleNet.com posts a page listing university and college courses around the world based on the Harry Potter series.
Danielle Tumminio is a graduate of Yale Divinity school and an Episcopal priest. While at Yale, she taught a course called “Christian Theology and Harry Potter.” The class inspired a book, God and Harry Potter at Yale (Unlocking Press, 2010). She lives in Boston.
Kelly Collinsworth is an assistant professor of legal studies at Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky. She has taught a course called “Harry Potter in the Law,” which uses the series as a context in which to discuss the role of government and legal institutions.
Melissa D. Aaron is an English professor at California Polytechnic State University in Pomona. She teaches a literary and cultural studies course on the Harry Potter series.