Your Favorite Marvel Superhero Has an Off-Screen Life

Comic books have the ability to be informative portholes for everything ranging from pop culture, science, and history, to governmental, economic, and social structures.

White Awake by Daniel Hill, Free for CAPC Members

White Awake brings us back again and again, gently but inexorably, to the truths that we’re so unwilling to face, steadily prying our hands from our eyes.

William Hope Hodgson: A Light in the Night Land

William Hope Hodgson’s dark works are not without glimmers of something like light.

The Healing Chaos of Love in Turtles All the Way Down

What if trusting God with our disorders, or the disorders of the people we love, means not trying to figure out the reason for them?

Glory and Fury: A Review of Hilary Yancey’s Forgiving God

Forgiving God is about disability, except that it’s not. Not really.

Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One and the Escape from Reality

In Ready Player One, humanity longs for the inner self to be unshackled from captivity to a meaningless and confining real world.

“In a World That Holds Such Beauty”: Peter S. Beagle’s The Last Unicorn Turns 50

Fifty years after its initial publication, The Last Unicorn still retains its power.

Finding Faith Like an Odd Child in A Wrinkle in Time

Although ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ makes no mention of God, it demonstrates how pure intellect devoid of faith is also devoid of love and of hope.

Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers, an Invitation to Empathetic Discomfort

Perhaps Mbue’s purpose was to evoke in me just a tiny bit of the frantic sense of what it is to be an immigrant, to be fixated on a version of a dream that will never come true.

Sex in a Broken World by Paul Tripp, Free for CAPC Members

In Sex in a Broken World, Paul Tripp carefully and pastorally tries to show readers a much better way.

The Phantom Tollbooth and Redeeming the Power of Words

A first step in caring will often have to be an individual one—a diversifying of social media feeds, an invitation to conversation, a reading of a book.

ESV Illuminated Bible, Special Discount for CAPC Members

Our members get a discount this month on the ESV Illuminated Bible from Crossway.

Telling Stories of Strange Worlds: Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin

Ursula K. Le Guin describes what should be familiar to Christians but is too often strange: the significance and worth of the individual human soul.

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.

You Are Not Actually Reading This Right Now: The Paradox of the Mind, and Why I Wrote a Psychological Thriller

Fiction is what we turn to when we have nagging questions that we can’t quite put into more precise language.

Little Women and the Imaginative Power of Family Identity

Like the March family, the Church exists to be a unified body poised to bless the world.