The Real Meaning of Halloween

We should never forget the real meaning of Halloween: paganism.

14 Halloween Candies That Might Help You Survive Election Season

This is your guide to which candies might (or might not) help get you through this final week of political purgatory.

The Bad Neighbor: Presidential Discourse and Christian Witness in the Age of Trump

Unlike the Good Neighbor mandate from FDR, Trump’s political discourse on America is motivated by insecurity.

Seeing and Believing: A Halloween Scarathon with The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Fly

Wade and Kevin pick a scary movie for the other to watch on this Halloween edition of Seeing & Believing.

CAPC Magazine, October 2016: ‘Votes, Voices, and Vices’

A fresh take on political discourse is one of the seeds we must sow.

The CaPC Digest: The Insecurity of the Security Gospel with Arianne Benedetto

Arianne Benedetto talks about her article on the false promises of the Security Gospel with Drew and Tyler.

John Carpenter’s Halloween and the Problem of Horrendous Evil

Sometimes evil doesn’t have a backstory; it exists for its own sake. This is what makes John Carpenter’s Halloween so effective.

The CaPC 25 Episode 29: 75 Masterpieces, Grace VanderWaal, and the Enneagram Test

The Enneagram personality test, another Top 25–like list from author Terry Glaspey, and “America’s Got Talent” winner Grace VanderWaal.

Persuasion: Scary Clowns and Other Horrors with Luke T. Harrington

Scary clowns and other horrors are the topics of conversation for Erin and Hannah as they welcome special guest Luke T. Harrington to talk about the Christian aversion to the horror genre.

When Grown Men Cry: Why Is the Cubs Winning the Pennant So Important?

Baseball is part of our collective human longing for meaning and transcendence.

Fun Is the First Rule of Karaoke

Singing at the All Ages Karaoke Night at Danny’s on Douglas, I was given a glimpse of this kingdom where we are bound to each other and to God.

Attending to the Least of These in the Age of Trump

Even now, those speaking loudest about the Trump tapes seem to overlook the exploited.

Seeing and Believing: Ava Duvernay’s 13th + Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women

Wade and Kevin follow up last week’s discussion of the controversial The Birth of a Nation with another film that courts controversy in a different way.

Ophelia Alive by Luke T. Harrington, Free for CaPC Members

Despite the blood and grime, Ophelia Alive is probably best approached less as a horror novel and more as a philosophical thriller.

After Books and Culture: 9 Ways to Share the Cost of Cultural Engagement

Books and Culture dealt with a crucial imperative for the Church: “engaging the culture” seriously and substantially.

All Saints’ Day and Election Season

We are all sinners and saints alike, but on All Saints’ Day, we trace our lineage through the departed saints who’ve walked in the faith before us.