Amina Inloes has published a fantastic article on Professor MAR Barker in the latest issue of the joural Muslim World, here is the abstract: Muhammad Abd al‐Rahman (Phillip) Barker: Bridging Cultural Divides through Fantasy/Science‐Fiction Role‐Playing Games and Fictional Religion Abstract: “Muslims” and “Dungeons & Dragons” are rarely discussed in theContinue Reading

By Emad El-Din Aysha, PhD The Egyptian science fiction novel The Great Space Saga: The Half-Humans, penned and published originally in 2001, is being dusted off for a contemporary and international audience with an English translation. The author, Dr. Hosam Abd Al-Hamid El-Zembely, is an avowed fan of Star Wars.Continue Reading

While not exactly Science Fiction, this book by Anand Taneja would be of interest to the audience of Islam and Science Fiction. Jinns are supernatural creatures in Islamic beliefs that have sentience and free-will like human beings. Professor Taneja from Vanderbilt University explores how the living interact with the Jinns inContinue Reading