Beam Me Up, Rev. Scotty ; Star Trek's Religious Themes Boldly Go Where No TV Show Has Gone Before
Lancaster, Kurt, The Christian Science Monitor
David Gerrold, a science-fiction novelist and one of the writers for the original Star Trek series, has called the over-franchised universe of Trek "the McDonald's of science fiction." The Trek franchise includes not only four spinoff series and feature films, but over a hundred novels, dozens of computer games, and, most recently, nonfiction books such as: "Life Signs: The Biology of Star Trek," "The Physics of Star Trek," "Is Data Human? The Metaphysics of Star Trek," "Make it So: Leadership Lessons from Star Trek," and "All I Really Need to Know I Learned from Watching Star Trek." "Religions of Star Trek" is the latest contribution.
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Publication information: Article title: Beam Me Up, Rev. Scotty ; Star Trek's Religious Themes Boldly Go Where No TV Show Has Gone Before. Contributors: Lancaster, Kurt - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: April 18, 2002. Page number: 20. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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