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Saturday, November 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
If Christianity Had Never Come Along
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Imagine what the 21st century would be like without Christianity in history. Would we be worshipping a different god or gods? Or would society have developed in a different direction? What fiction is already exploring this idea?

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Debra Baker

Debra Baker is a knitter, a reader, and a filker of the non-singing variety. She's also been known to run a con suite.
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Ef Deal

Ef Deal publishes fantasy, SF, and horror, mostly in small doses. Her work has been published in Eternity Online, The Fortean Bureau, Flashshots: Daily Genre Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and Silver Blade Magazine. When she's not writing, she's with drum and... Read More →
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Bernie Mojzes

Had things worked out differently, Bernie Mojzes might have been a song & dance man. Fortunately, he can't dance, so instead, he writes and edits. His fiction has appeared in "Betwixt Magazine," "Daily Science Fiction," and "Crossed Genres," among others. He co-edits and publishes... Read More →
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Richard Stout

Richard premiered his trilogy of kid spy movies featuring James Blond, Agent Uh-Oh 7, at Philcon, beginning with 1993's LEARNER'S PERMIT TO KILL. His horror makeup/special FX workshop "Monsters, Aliens, and Spirit Gum" has been popular both here and at I-Con. He and his wife Kathryn... Read More →
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Alyce Wilson

Alyce Wilson, a Philadelphia area freelance writer and editor, is the editor of Wild Violet (wildviolet.net), a weekly online literary magazine. She has published a poetry chapbook, "Picturebook of the Martyrs," an essay collection, "The Art of Life," and an ebook, "Dedicated Idiocy... Read More →
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Batya Wittenberg

Batya "The Toon" Wittenberg is, in no particular order: a successfully transplanted New Yorker, a practicing Orthodox Jew, a happily married woman since 1999, a certified master of Pun Fu, an enthusiastic cook and foodie, a filker, a founding member of filk group Lady Mondegreen... Read More →


Saturday November 11, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Plaza II