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CAPC Magazine Issue 2 of 2020: Wrestling Time

In this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine, we take a look at humanity’s efforts to turn back and fast forward time, often to alleviate our own immediate suffering.

Persuasion 203 | Just Preach the Gospel

If we reached every person with the gospel, would the common good happen naturally? Erin and Hannah discuss gospel matters in this episode of their For God and Country series.

Netflix’s (Un)Well and Our Misplaced Search to End Suffering

God wants us to care for the bodies that He has given us, but He also wants us to care for our friends and our families, and to live in community with others. Often, wellness trends have the propensity to drive us away from such community.

Will Ferrell’s Eurovision Tribute: How to Save the World by Laughing at Yourself

The Story of Fire Saga shows us how to mature past win-lose games into a form of infinite play that values process and relationships over victory.

Returning to the Darkness: Following David Lindsay on A Voyage to Arcturus, 100 Years Later

David Lindsay sought after truth, and he believed the way to truth passed through pain, denial, and sacrifice.

Cuties Isn’t the Problem: Our Cultural Addiction to the Sexualization of Minors 

Cuties is the product of perverse people who are perverse consumers who drive a capitalistic structure to give us what we want.

Persuasion 202 | Toeing the Party Line

If we are to truly invest in and bring about the common good, we need to find both the common and the good. Erin and Hannah discuss party lines in this episode of their For God and Country series.

Persuasion 201 BONUS | Interview with Sam Perry

Listen to Hannah’s full interview with Sam Perry in this special members-only bonus episode!

Seeing and Believing 264 | Charlie Kaufman’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things and Carol Reed’s The Third Man

Kevin hosts guest critic Sarah Welch-Larson this week to review Charlie Kaufman’s latest brain-bender, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.”

Skyfall and Spectre: The Bonds of Family

It took Sam Mendes making Skyfall and Spectre to give us a Bond to whom we could all relate.

COVID-19 Is Our Monster and Our Mirror

COVID-19 has become our society’s most recent real-life monster.

Persuasion 201 | Taking America Back for God

Erin and Hannah talk about “Taking America back for God!” and the Christian nationalist perspective affecting our work for the common good.

Faith Coming of Age

In spite of our drive to speed up growth and reach the goal of faith, perhaps the real goal is to trust the process. Rather than an object to be controlled, we can enjoy the blessing of time as a gift.

“Time Adventure”: Solace in Non-Linearity

God’s view of time operates entirely differently from the human view, as His omniscience of all history and future outcomes prevents Him from being negatively affected by any present moment.

What The Vast of Night Taught Me about Living in the Moment

If we struggle believing the best is yet to come, the first step is acknowledging that not all nostalgia is healthy.

Merricat and the Sin of Nostalgia

We are called not to stay as we were found or as we wish we had been found, but to grow in spiritual maturity and knowledge of the Gospel; to remain focused on the past is to refuse to grow spiritually.