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Lady Bird Offers Us an Antidote for Our Cultural Homesickness

Lady Bird invites us to consider the nature of our love and our roots in a time when the concepts are as nebulous and mishandled as ever.

Learning to Listen to #ChurchToo

Flawed and frightening as the #ChurchToo movement may be, the Christian community’s redemptive power as those indwelled by the Holy Spirit is greater.

Persuasion 123: Entrepreneurs, Freelancers, and Those Who Love Them with Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

Author and Inc.com columnist Dorcas Cheng-Tozun offers her insight in this episode of Persuasion with Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson.

Friends-giving Gives Everyone a Seat at the Table

For adults who don’t have a family of their own, Friends-giving is a trend that provides much-needed communion in the loneliness of the holidays.

The Saint Who Got Barbecued Alive

St. Lawrence was literally barbecued to death. And then the Catholic Church made him patron saint of chefs, presumably to rub it in.

Seeing and Believing 137: The Top Ten Films of 2017

The most wonderful time in January for Seeing & Believing, as Wade and Kevin finally get to share their ten favorite films from the past year.

Finding Grace in the Face of Dementia by John Dunlop MD, Free for CAPC Members

Dunlop’s book tackles a subject that few of us would care to read about in a way that encourages, informs, and relieves fear.

Persuasion 122: Things We Didn’t Say in 2017

Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson talk about the things they didn’t talk about in 2017 to shed light on their recording decisions.

The Spiritual Topology of Sleep Well Beast

The National’s latest, Sleep Well Beast, affirms that if heartbreak is particular to our times and places, to our own networks of relationships, then grace must be as well.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017

A List of Our Favorite Things from 2017

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #5 to #1

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #5 to #1.

The CaPC 25 for 2017 Finale Part 2: Ranking the List

The crew returns to rank the completed list from 25 to 1 in order of what they believe reflects the good, the true, and the beautiful in pop culture in 2017

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #10 to #6

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #10 to #6.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #15 to #11

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #15 to #11.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #20 to #16

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #20 to #16.

The CaPC 25 for 2017 Finale Part 1: Finalizing the List

A panel of the wise and influential thinkers and writers sit down to debate which Pop culture artifacts are worthy of inclusion on The CaPC 25 for 2017.