Dining Our Way to Neighborly Love

When we eat with attention to the role of food in creation, by taking the physical world around us into our own bodies, we come to know more fully the God who created us and who created the world that feeds us.

Seeing and Believing 151: Summer Movie Preview & Agnes Varda and JR’s Faces Places

The weather is warm and the skies are clear, so Wade and Kevin break out the sunscreen and beach umbrellas for their summer-movie preview. Then they round things off with a short review of last year’s contender for a documentary Oscar, Faces Places.

I Feel Pretty, The Greatest Showman, and the God Who Sees

The incomplete message of I Feel Pretty and The Greatest Showman is that I can change my world by merely changing my self-perception.

The CaPC Digest 90 – Ready Player One, Virtual Reality, and the Value In Escapism with Derek Hiebert

Each week Drew Dixon and Tyler Burns interview a CaPC writer about a recent article they have authored in order to go deeper into the subject matter. This week Derek Hiebert joins the duo to talk about his article, Ready Player One and the Escape From Reality and the value in escapism.

Glimpsing Eternity through a Tweet

What if the mundane areas of your life are actually not quite so mundane?

Kendrick Lamar’s Pulitzer and the Making of a New Tradition

With DAMN. and its accompanying Pulitzer, Kendrick Lamar has crossed a milestone, has set a precedent—has established a fresh tradition; hip-hop has entered a new phase.

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.

Persuasion 134: Alexa Obeys My Every Command and So Should You

In this episode of Persuasion, Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson consider the ways that our modern communication styles are shaping the way we think and talk. Will Alexa give us practice using our commanding voice? Will it cause us to forget social graces?

The Aroma of Home: In Praise of a Korean Table

In many ways, the story of Korean food and culture in my life, with its Kentucky Baptist roots, is the story of how we travel through the world.

CAPC Magazine, Issue 4 of 2018: Food Fights

Why do we fight with our food? Read about a few of those reasons in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Paige Patterson Counsel Abounds When Women Aren’t Given a Seat at the Theological Table

If we are not listening, if we are not in community with people of color, women, the poor, the disabled, and the marginalized, we are guaranteed to make theological errors.

Seeing and Believing 150: Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here and Chloe Zhao’s The Rider

After the superhero spectacle of last week, Seeing & Believing shifts gears to review two smaller films: Lynne Ramsay’s stylized hitman drama, You Were Never Really Here, and Chloe Zhao’s exploration of rodeos and South Dakotan cowboys, The Rider.

Violet Evergarden: What Is Love?

When we understand that love is multi-faceted and that it uncovers hurts, we move closer to understanding how love redeems.

Avengers: Infinity War: When Death Isn’t Final

Movies with such a dismal ending don’t usually inspire audiences to keep coming back for more—let alone smash box office records—so what’s really going on with Infinity War?

Roseanne Is Back, and She’s Not Sorry

In Roseanne, the Conners’ current state of fragmentation, political and social, is like holding a mirror up to our society. It ain’t pretty, but it’s us.

Persuasion 133: How DARE You Look Beautiful

In this ounce of Persuasion fast chat, Erin and Hannah discuss the ways that we demand perfection from our celebrities, from Duchess Catherine to Carrie Underwood, but then criticize them for fulfilling our demands.