Chasing God: The Divine Quest of Eugene Exman

The open-minded liberal Protestantism of publisher Eugene Exman blinded him to significant aspects of the human experience.

Time Is on Our Side: Watching Cosmic Time and the Cosmological Presumption

The way so many of our best-known films are set up, the reminder of time passing is almost unfailingly ominous.

It’s Not a Game: Why Consent Isn’t Enough in Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

Gabrielle Zevin’s acclaimed novel contains a darker thread that highlights the problem with consent being the be-all and end-all of sexual relationships.

“Born to Raise the Sons of Earth”: What Ovid Taught Me About Christ

We got a lot of good things from the Greeks and the Romans, but not the concept of God as a loving, suffering servant.

Nothing but the Truth: The Enduring Appeal of Loretta Lynn

Instinctively, Loretta Lynn seemed to sense that music goes even deeper than hopes and dreams and ideals.

Pride, Panache, and Paradox in Cyrano

Cyrano reminds us that most of us could use a little panache.

Loving the God of Little Things

Thank God for the small comforts and consolations that pierce us to the heart with joy—the little things.

What It Means to Be Enough

It is enough to be made, loved, and redeemed by God. Now if only his people could figure that out.

Redeeming von Trapp: Coming to Terms with Unwanted Legacies

To invest one short moment with such great meaning, Plummer must have done, to coin a phrase, something good.

Beethoven Broke My Arm: A Pandemic Tale

Perhaps it was inevitable that, back when I was looking forward to a summer of attending and reviewing performances of all nine symphonies, it was all about to crash and burn.

History Is Written by the Losers

The lesson is that if we don’t tell the true stories, if we fail to pass them down to future generations, the lies will rush into the vacuum and take over.

The Seamless Life by Steven Garber, Free for CAPC Members

If you’re wrestling with your vocation right now, the pithy and poignant thoughts Garber shares in The Seamless Life might be just the guide you need.

Double Vision: Greta Gerwig’s Little Women Shows Us the Goodness of Different Ways of Life

Gerwig’s recent adaptation of Little Women echoes the Bible’s ability to hold within its pages quite a variety of ideas on marriage and singleness.

‘A Christmas Carol’ for the Cancel Culture

A world that can produce an Ebenezer Scrooge without a merciful God to save and bless us would be a very dark place indeed.

The Love That Fights: What It Took for Rachael Denhollander to Bring Down a Predator

Unlike abuse, love does not excuse or minimize wrongdoing.

A Voice in the Dark: The Relation between Art and Suffering

It’s perpetually difficult for those who love their creativity to understand and to reconcile it with their dark sides.