A lover of Jesus and of fantastical fiction, Silas Green talks books and Christian living on Geeks Under Grace. He spends the rest of his free time trying to write stories and exploring the paradise island in the Pacific on which he is stranded.

5 Coolest Wizards in Fantasy

By silasgreen / September 26, 2014 /

Wizards. The Fantasy genre is full of characters that go to magical schools or learn from reclusive mentors to use the power that flows within them and become spellcasting wonders that might help to save the world if they don’t get hit with an axe or an arrow or something because they aren’t wearing any…

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5 Christian Novels You Haven’t Read (But Should)

By silasgreen / September 9, 2014 /

Opening by Wesley Wood: I asked Silas Green (our main book guy) to do something that I could not. Show you five Christian fiction books that you probably have not read. As it turns out, I have only read the more well known stuff and I could not make this list on my own. I do…

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Review: Lamb

By silasgreen / September 7, 2014 /

“You think you know how this story is going to end, but you don’t. Trust me, I was there. I know.” So begins Christopher Moore’s Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal, and the only account of Jesus’s life to ask the all-important question, “What if Jesus had known kung fu?” Lamb tells…

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The Greatest (Superhero) Story Ever Told

By silasgreen / August 28, 2014 /

I love stories about superheroes. I’ve read piles of comics and watched all the Marvel movies, and I know my way around a multiverse or two. My favorite superhero graphic novel is Mark Waid’s Kingdom Come and the one I think is the smartest is Alan Moore’s Watchmen. Grant Morrison’s All Star Superman is probably…

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Book Review: Feed by M.T. Anderson

By silasgreen / August 14, 2014 /

Dystopia isn’t something I worry about a whole lot, usually. I’ve read 1984 and Brave New World, and I’ve seen Demolition Man, so I figure I’ve got the basics covered. We know how society could be twisted into some nightmare version of itself if we’re not careful. The thing is, usually dystopia seems like something…

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