Wherefore, whoso believeth in God might with surety hope for a better world, yea, even a place at the right hand of God, which hope cometh of faith, maketh an anchor to the souls of men, which would make them sure and steadfast, always abounding in good works, being led to glorify God.Ether 12:4
The essays are meant to be a broad look into the intersections of Mormonism and SF, both terms used in their broadest of sense. Essays can be academic in nature or thought-provoking in intent. My hope is to provide the Science Fiction Research Association community with an introductory look into this very important intersection because Mormonism and science fiction, fantasy, horror, and speculative fiction have always walked hand-in-hand, as Mormons/Latter-day Saints have dreamt of a better world now and other worlds in the future—even worlds that they might be able to create and populate one day.
Abstracts aren’t due until March 1, 2021, so I’ll be sharing this more often when that comes around. But I figured I’d let it be on everyone’s radar.