What the Rise of Time Traveler “Confession” Videos Says About How We View Reality

The convenience of fake news (and current “time travel” stories) may have increased exponentially in recent years, but the tendency for wishful thinking to override our commitment to reality has always been with us.

An Ode to Magazines (the Paper Kind)

In the face of the threat to the very existence of the periodical, it does not seem out of place to offer support of the medium in overwrought spiritual terms.

The Lord of the Millennial Dinner Party Feasts

When we look ahead to the Wedding Feast of the Lamb, we don’t just seen affinity-based friendships around the table; we see a family dinner.

Nothing to Prove: What We Can Learn from an Olympic Athlete’s Response to Failure

The desperation to prove oneself and the inability to own mistakes are common among Mirai Nagasu’s much-discussed (and often maligned) Millennial peers.

CAPC Magazine, Issue 3 of 2018: Dishing on Dishes

We’re dishing on dishes of cultural cuisine in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

There’s Something Rotten in Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs

As illustrated with ‘Isle of Dogs,’ when we ignore guidance from the past, we end up in a flawed world of our own creation, even if it appears immaculate on the surface.

Smartphones, Guns, and Black Mirror: The Shaping of Our Technology

Like Daly in the Black Mirror episode “USS Callister,” guns and technology allow us to imagine a world in which we call the shots.

A Tale of Two Tomb Raiders: Sex and Objectification in the Action Franchise

Like in this year’s Tomb Raider, we deserve portrayals of female heroes who stand on equal ground with the best male action heroes—not tethered to objectifications of our sexual prowess.

Call for Pitches: Identity

Write for our digital magazine! Submit a pitch by 4/13 for a feature article on the theme of identity.

Kill Bill, #MeToo, and the Violence of Justice

It’s a far cry from the “redeeming blood” spoken about in scriptures, but the crimson founts in ‘Kill Bill’ are redemptive in the way they represent purifying the world of misogyny, which is still one of our undeniable dominant cultural attitudes.

Annihilation Reveals the Dark Side of Vulnerability

Annihilation teaches us, among other things, that sometimes our confession is more cathartic than redemptive.

One a Penny, Two a Penny, Hot Pagan Buns?

The spicy sweetness of hot cross buns holds the juxtaposition of this odd day—while we mourn the darkness, we know the light is on its way.

Rearing Boys to Be Peacemakers in a World Bent on War

When we talk about toxic masculinity, this is what we mean: the mindset calling men to the worldly honor of physical dominance, at the expense of humility and grace.

It’s the End of the World as We Know It (and We Don’t Care)

We don’t just need this world to be improved; we need to see it broken and remade.

CAPC Magazine, Issue 2 of 2018: Overcoming

Why do we love stories of overcoming? Find out in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

No, Easter Isn’t Pagan, Either: A Very D-List Saints Holiday Sequel (The Gritty Reboot)

So, if Easter did coincide with an Anglo-Saxon feast to a goddess no one’s ever heard of—well, I mean, coincidences happen.