What is a western? Just the name evokes cowboys, longhorn cattle, horses, sagebrush, and long nights on the plains. Every fan of the genre is familiar with old greats like Zane Grey and Louis L'Amour. This page exists to introduce readers to western fiction that goes a step beyond and injects the spiritual element, with characters who believe in Christ as Savior, or at least acknowledge a sovereign Creator.
By necessity, I have had to exclude from this category those works which are better described as frontier or pioneer drama than true westerns, and "prairie romance" such as the classic Love Comes Softly. This has been difficult, since the categories often overlap.
The material available in this section includes:
The westerns section of the Christian Fandom web site is currently edited by Shannon McNear. If you have suggestions or material for the westerns section, please contact her.
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