Edited by Karina and Robert Fabian
Infinite Space, Infinite God is a wonderful selection of very imaginative and colorful stories that capture the reader’s interest and attention, while also presenting a thought-provoking look at the Catholic faith in the future. These stories provide a refreshing look at Catholicism from a positive and uplifting point of view.
SFRevu, Jan 2008:
The best thing about all the stories in this anthology is that while religion is in all of them, the works are never preachy and the writers focusing more on fashioning a good tale then trying to convert anyone. I heartily recommend Infinite Space, Infinite God to any science fiction fan: you will find this an absorbing collection of stories that will explore the boundaries of our universe and just a bit beyond.
Ben Hughs, October 2008:
(weaves) science fiction and religion together in a fascinating way which captivates the reader, making it well worth a read...
Ann Lewis, author of Star Wars New Essential Guide To Alien Species:
What's great about this book is that it's good science fiction first. It calls us to look at our world, to question it, to ponder our choices as a society. That's what good science fiction does. That it is centered around people who are religious or that it addresses the future of religious belief does not diminish this goal at all, but, in fact, makes the whole piece more poignant.
From Grace Bridges, author of Faith Awakened
These stories cover an immense breadth and depth of subject matter, locations on Earth, on the moon, and in far-off star systems. While I’m not a Catholic, many of the issues addressed are relevant for all Christians, and the things I found strange do provide some fascinating insights into Catholic thought and theology. In short, this anthology blows classic speculative fiction out of the water time and time again with amazing twists on the eternal question: “What if…” while giving you just enough time, in each longish short story, to ponder a little along these lines for yourself.
From "Chewing the Bone" Book Reviews:
Infinite Space, Infinite God is an excellent collection of science fiction short stories. These authors’ imaginations are astounding, pulling me into each and every story from the first paragraph, and then masterfully entwining their writings with Catholicism. The characters come alive in vivid detail making each story’s uniqueness stand on their own merit. Highly recommended, not only to devoted sci-fi readers, but to those who have never read the genre before.
From Frank Creed, author of Flashpoint:
Gabriel Mckee for "SFGospel":
Infinite Space, Infinite God, edited by Karina and Robert Fabian is billed as an anthology of Catholic SF, but it’s much more than that. The 15 stories cover broad thematic ground, and though the Catholic Church plays a role in all of them, each story offers a vastly different perspective. This volume isn’t just of interest to Catholics—it’s good SF that engages in exactly the kind of speculation that keeps the genre vibrant. The editors’ introductions to the stories are intelligent and informative, giving some excellent background data on the specific aspects of the church that the stories explore. It’s a great anthology, and it’s fitting that it won the 2007 EPPIE for best science fiction.
From Cynthia MacKinnon, publisher, The Writer's Café Press:
This 2007 EPPIE award-winning anthology includes SF concepts from time travel to transporter technology, genetic engineering to alien abduction, interstellar colonization and uncontrolled inter-city violence told from a Catholic world view. All of the ISIG short stories are well-crafted and entertaining—the latter a real surprise for me considering that I do not number among the millions of sci-fi fans in this world. The range of intensity in this volume kept me reading because I couldn't predict what I'd discover when I turned another page. We see the teenager Frankie off to evangelize to alien beings; we sit with Saint Francis of Assisi as he ministers to the needs of a mannaro; we make the pilgrimage alongside an IRA 'terrorist' as he makes his way through the stations to enlightenment. The three described above: "Interstellar Calling," "Canticle of the Wolf," and "A Cruel and Unusual Punishment" were my favorites. I thoroughly enjoyed all of the stories included in Infinite Space Infinite God and liked the fact that they forced me to ponder and question. And one more thing, it is pretty darn refreshing to read good fiction that does not haul out the fictional stereotypes of maniacal monk or preying priest or nasty nun.
From David Brollier, author of The 3rd Covenant
… if you haven't read ISIG you really should. You will be pleasantly surprised, challenged and just have some fun.
From "Just Another Day of Catholic Pondering"
Is there more fiction like this? I’m certainly inspired to look. It has been among the most terrifying reading I’ve done, and also among the most invigorating. It has filled my mind with possibilities and hope, even as it made me consider the eternal importance of what we do when we profess our faith and live our lives as God has called us.
From "The Book Connection"
Could a book of this nature appeal to a reader whose only experience with science-fiction is the television shows Star Trek and Star Trek the Next Generation?