The Place of Quarantine by Vadim Babenko

In new hard science-fiction novel The Place of Quarantine, award-winning Russian author Vadim Babenko delivers an extraordinary book that is both intellectually stimulating and emotionally engaging By Lucy Bryson What happens after we die is one of the most profound and fundamental questions of humanity, and is a subject that has, understandably, been a perennial favourite for fiction authors across the ages. The realm of speculative fiction is, after all, an ideal place to examine those areas of our shared...

The future is not yet written… or is it? Why dystopian science-fiction becomes science-fact

From mass surveillance to sex robots, dystopian science-fiction has a nasty habit of becoming science-fact, writes Hannah De Giorgis. In this London Economic exclusive, the award-winning British novelist examines the origins of this fascinating literary genre and why it holds more appeal than ever. By Hannah De Giorgis Hannah De Giorgis Do not expect too much from the end of the world, the late Polish poet Stanisław Jerzy Lec once warned. In science-fiction literature, at least, he was right. Since...

Bridging the Gap: How Evolutionary Biology Provides Proof of God’s Existence

Contrary to the polemics of high-profile evolutionists, there’s a striking similarity between the Darwinian and Christian accounts of human nature and the origins of evil, argues the author theologian, Dr Niamh Middleton, whose new book reconciles the gulf between science and religion. By Niamh Middleton Ever since the emergence of evolution as a theory during the 18th century Enlightenment, Christianity has been fighting a rear-guard action in trying to defend its basic doctrines. The battle between religion and science for...

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