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The Sciences

Fantasy = religion?

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanFebruary 6, 2009 8:22 AM


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I recently finished The Hero of Ages, which concludes the Mistborn trilogy. The author, Brandon Sanderson, has been selected to finish Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time. Sanderson is a Mormon, so I was curious if anyone else thought that the resolution to the series resembled a very distinctive aspect of Mormon beliefs? (it didn't bother me personally, mythic literature and religious cosmology seem to be moving around the same cognitive furniture)

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