Charlie W. Starr teaches English, humanities and film at Kentucky Christian University in Eastern Kentucky where he also makes movies with his students and family. He writes articles, teaches Sunday school and has published three books, one on Romans, the second a sci-fi novel called The Heart of Light, and his third book, Honest to God, was released by Navpress in the summer of 2005. This anthology is the fifth Benbella Book to which Charlie has contributed. He enjoys writing, reading classic literature, watching bad television and movies of every kind. His areas of expertise as a teacher include literature, film and all things C. S. Lewis. Charlie describes his wife Becky as “a full-of-life, full-blood Cajun who can cook like one too.” They have two children: Bryan, who wants to be the next Steven Spielberg, and Alli, who plays a pretty mean piano.
from So Say We All
This is one essay from the anthology So Say We All
The science fiction television series “Battlestar Galactica” is known for raising thought-provoking questions concerning martial law, artificial intelligence, power and corruption, and ultimately what it means to be human. What ethical complexities come into play when one mistake could mean the annihilation of the human race? How do you maintain faith in the Gods when you’re involved in an Armageddon of your own creation? What is the distinction between a terrorist and a freedom fighter? These questions are given an intelligent and insightful examination in this engaging collection of essays.
About the Author
Richard Hatch has portrayed “Battlestar Galactica’s” Apollo and Tom Zarek. A Golden Globe Award nominee, he is a veteran actor on screen—films and television—as well as the stage.