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World-building with Religion


As a mortal human, it is hard to get away from the universal question that everyone must face at some point in their life: “Who is God, and how does His existence affect me?” A slightly different question should also be asked of each new world and set of characters an author creates: “How is God going to be portrayed in this literary world?” Whether a Christian author or not, to ignore the spiritual layer to world-building is to miss out on an opportunity to add extra depth to the story’s themes and drama.

Leave Everything the Same

Following exactly the same religious structures and