“Abiogenesis” seems to draw its strength from pseudo-scientific folk-beliefs that life could somehow be made to emerge from non-life.
Actually, now that you mention it, says Stephen Meyer, “a theatrical release documentary is being made about the book.”
In the new Spider-Man movie, the multiverse not only makes an appearance but plays a crucial role in the plot.
While the show rejects the idea that men are nothing but brute beasts, it repeatedly goes out of its way to attack religion.
The world-building is fantastic, but the historical background to the novels is also instructive.