The Utopian Peccadilloes of Star Trek: Lower Decks

The darker subtexts of Star Trek: Lower Decks point to the reality that, in a very real and metaphysical sense, there are no “little” sins.

A Tale of Two Gigs (and Two Gospels)

Those who eschew a revisionist view of Scripture around the issue of sex will be viewed as the “do-badders” and no longer the “do-gooders.”

1980 vs. 2020: Anxiety We Have Heard on High

Comparing 1980 and 2020 reveals how pop culture dramatizes our anxieties.

How Purity Culture Failed a Generation

When secular society framed sex as a need or right, purity culture said the same thing—at least to men—and taught a generation of women that they existed to fulfill this need.

Nature Is Healing: All Creatures Great and Small

What James Herriot did as a vet—and what he does as a storyteller—he shows us the healing nature of healing nature.

Yes, Black America Tried to Tell Y’all

Black Americans have been prophesying to the rest of America about these injustices, because we’ve lived these stories time and again.

People & Happenings of 2020 from CAPC Staff

Our team highlights important people and happenings that shaped the year that was 2020.

Book & Game Favorites of 2020 from CAPC Staff

Our team highlights their favorite books and games from 2020 that managed to break through the dark days and deliver a bit of goodness.

Music & Podcast Favorites of 2020 from CAPC Staff

Our team highlights their favorite music and podcasts from 2020 that managed to break through the dark days and deliver a bit of goodness.

TV Favorites of 2020 from CAPC Staff

Our team highlights their favorite TV shows from 2020 that managed to break through the dark days and deliver a bit of goodness.

Film Favorites of 2020 from CAPC Staff

Our team highlights their favorite films from 2020 that managed to break through the dark days and deliver a bit of goodness.

CAPC’s Most-Read Articles of 2020

Here’s what everyone was reading at Christ and Pop Culture in 2020.

CAPC Magazine Issue 4 of 2020: Traditions

In this year’s final issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine, our authors look to classic Christmas tales, newer interpretations of favorite stories, and unlikely holiday viewing choices to remind us of the intangible truths wrapped up in our Christmas traditions.

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.

The Strokes in 2020: Excluding Impatience and Embracing The New Abnormal

Goodness takes time, so why not live with hopeful ambiguity instead of bitter snap judgement?

Jingle Jangle: A Display of Black Hope This Christmas Season

Jingle Jangle is a family-friendly, fantastical musical picture that adds a unique warmth to the mystical season portrayed by African Americans.