- Wed, Jan 06, 2010
- Culture and Worldview
I notice that sometimes you allude to science fiction, including Star Trek and Star Wars. Do you recommend that Christian young people get into the Star Wars movies and books?
I enjoy science fiction and I do like Star Wars, especially the original three movies. However, Star Wars is a very poor place to get a theology, and that’s my biggest problem with its influence on the young, who don’t yet have the filters in place to screen out the heresy. If kids and parents can sit down, like we did with our daughters, and discuss the theological errors with “the Force,” that can be very good for them (and us). Some things are better not to get exposed to, but some our kids will inevitably be exposed ...