Over the past day or so, several bloggers have responded to, mentioned, or built upon things I've written here or said elsewhere on the topic of religion and science fiction.
At Political Jesus, Rod the Rogue Demon-Hunter shared several tongue-in-cheek explorations of the idea of Jesus as Sith Lord. Below is one of the images he shared (another is at the end of this post):
Of course, elsewhere Jesus is depicted as saying the opposite – that anyone who is not against him is for him. I don't think Anakin ever did that…John Morehead likewise looks at ways that science fiction can be useful for the purpose of theological and ethical exploration and reflection.
And since young-earth creationism is science fiction, I can also mention Josh's response to my post about what “most Christians think” over at Unsettled Christianity.
But “seriously” (to the extent that anything about this post is “serious”): does it or would it trouble you if your own religious viewpoint turned out to be closer to what is attributed to Sith than to Jedi in the Star Wars films and other Star Wars materials?