Avengers: Endgame, Nebula, and the Love that Transforms

In Avengers: Endgame, we see in Nebula one of the most poignant depictions of the transformative power of self-sacrificial love.

CAPC Jr.: Pop Culture Commentary from the Next Generation

In CAPC Jr., significant children in the lives of our writers pass on their own unique insights into some of their favorite cultural artifacts.

Listening in the Silence: Algernon Blackwood at 150

For Algernon Blackwood, the natural world is not just natural: it is animated, enchanted, redolent with presences most often detectable only apart from our five senses.

‘You’re like Me’: Friendship in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse emphasizes C. S. Lewis’s understanding of friendship among people who understand one another.

Thanos the Maniac

Thanos is a maniac in the sense used by G. K. Chesterton in his classic work Orthodoxy.

What Is Christian Conversion? The Case of Danai Gurira’s The Convert

Danai Gurira’s play The Convert strips away spiritualized clichés to interrogate the real, complex, and often all-too-earthy motives behind conversion to Christianity..

William Hope Hodgson: A Light in the Night Land

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

“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.

Timeline and the God in Time

Timeline is easy to learn, quick to play, and satisfies the human love of trivia.

‘All Blood and Fire’: The Twin Horrors of Arthur Machen’s The Three Impostors

Arthur Machen’s novel The Three Impostors is a good reminder about the horrors of living in a godless cosmos.

A Christ and Pop Culture Guide to the Fall 2017 TV Season

Christ and Pop Culture writers break down some upcoming TV shows that we’re looking forward to watching.

The Total Eclipse and the Sublime God

The total eclipse can remind us that God, like nature, is also powerful, awful, and sublime.

Oikos and Idolatry in Spider-Man: Homecoming

In Spider-Man: Homecoming, the villain Adrian Toomes represents a disturbingly plausible version of a very natural human tendency: the idolization of family.

“Alone Before Eternity”: A Review of H. P. Lovecraft’s Fungi from Yuggoth

This poetic fusion of the cosmic and the local brings Lovecraft to the very doorstep of one of Christianity’s most foundational beliefs.

“We Were Voyagers!” Disney’s Moana Revels in the Quickening Power of Tradition

The contemporary stereotype of tradition — which Moana so beautifully subverts — is that it’s static and deadening.

Virtue with a Twist: Victoria ’s Edgy Morality

Both Victoria and Albert hold fast to their “prudish” morality precisely because they are surrounded by the carnage of its rejection.