Guilty as Sin? Mother Taylor Swift and Our Tortured Desires

What should we do with our desires and what do they do to us? How do our desires shape who we are?

The Beautiful Community and Brutal Scapegoating in The Peasants

This 2023 animated adaptation of the acclaimed Polish novel highlights the tension between tradition and community, and modern individualism.

CAPC’s Favorite Games, Memes, and Cultural Moments of 2023

Our favorites include epic fantasy, dark academia, the Duggar sisters, Pedro Pascal, and more.

CAPC’s Favorite Books of 2023

Our favorite books of 2023 include an examination of feminism, musings on culture and psychology, space opera, Timothy Keller, and more.

CAPC’s Favorite Music of 2023

Our favorite music of 2023 includes the return of pop music icons, a pop-punk reunion, goth legends in concert, Tay Tay (of course), and more.

CAPC’s Favorite TV of 2023

Our favorite TV of 2023 includes academic comedy, zombie horror, trickster gods, the final frontier, and more.

CAPC’s Favorite Films of 2023

Our favorite films of 2023 featured existential comedy, movie monsters, the world’s favorite Nazi-punching archaeologist, assassins, and more.

CAPC’s Most Popular Articles of 2023

These are the articles that resonated most with our readers in 2023.

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Kaitlyn Schiess’s The Ballot and the Bible Reveals the Complex History of Biblical Interpretation and American Politics

There’s no doubt that we live in a politically divisive era, and sadly, much of that division is driven by biblical interpretation.

Indian Matchmaking: What’s It Like to Look for Love the Old-Fashioned Way?

Netflix’s hit reality TV series reveals how many of our beliefs and practices regarding marriage are time-bound historical phenomena, not unchanging universal ideals.

The Barbie Movie and Contemporary Feminism’s Likability Factor

This discovery of getting to know someone and liking her, rather than dismissing her out of hand is the real, overarching lesson of the film.

CAPC’s Most Popular Posts of 2023 (So Far…)

We’re halfway through 2023, so now seems like the perfect time to highlight some of our most popular articles.

Christ and Pop Culture Reflects on the Legacy of Timothy Keller

Christ and Pop Culture writers present their reflections on how Timothy Keller’s life and thought informed or shaped their own work.

Autopsies and Allegory in David O. Russell’s Amsterdam

Amsterdam offers a ceaseless juxtaposition of the glamorous and the grotesque, inviting viewers to ask profound questions about how consumerism and materialism have numbed us to our deepest needs.

Instanomics: Where Our Treasure Is, There Our Posts Will Be Also

What we choose to share on Instagram shows the world what we value.