The Dark Side of Christian Fiction

Historically speaking, the idea of a Christian novel is a relatively new concept. In fact, for a Christian to be reading novels was considered sinful in the church up until the early 1900s. It was considered taboo, especially for women. Why, you ask? Because—since the stories in them were not true, it was considered lying. Not to mention the extra attachments of lust, murder, or other sins depending on the content of the book…