The Gospel of Doctor Who

The Gospel of Doctor Who November 7, 2013

A cartoon from several years ago has been getting attention today. I shared it once before, but without the second part. And so here it is again, from the cartoon series “Home on the Strange“: “Who is your savior?

This actually connects up directly with the topic that we discussed in my class on religion and science fiction today. What makes a being worthy of worship? If it turned out that aliens created our universe, or parted the sea and led the Israelites to freedom, or whatever else, would the fact that what was called a “miracle” might now be referred to as a “tractor beam” make any difference, and should it?

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