Responding to What Is a Woman?, Part 3: “It Sucks to Be a Girl”

While many of women’s problems are age-old, what’s changed is the promise of a new solution: the promise of escaping womanhood by adopting a new identity.

CAPC’s Most-Read Articles of 2022

Here’s what everyone was reading at Christ and Pop Culture in 2022.

Kogonada’s After Yang Imagines a Way Beyond Tech Consumerism

After Yang offers a refreshing, compassionate perspective on how technology might make our world more human instead of less.

Responding to What Is a Woman?, Part 2: You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til It’s Gone

Without tradition to protect us, our bodies become subject to the dynamics of the market.

The Hidden Consumerism of Movie Filtering Services

A consumerist mindset evaluates entertainment only from the standpoint of how it will affect us, without giving any thought to how the entertainers are affected.

Responding to What Is a Woman?, Part 1: It’s Too Simple for Words

The categories of male/female and man/woman are simply too ancient and fundamental to be tampered with without consequences.

Occupied Reveals the Difficulty of Doing Good in a World That Refuses to Define It

In this controversial Norwegian TV series, deception and conflict go hand in hand.

The Violence and Nonviolent Resistance of Peter Weir’s Witness

Witness is intelligent enough to trust the audience with ambivalence and uncertainty.

When Violence Is Not the Answer but Certainly the Question: Bruce Cockburn’s “If I Had a Rocket Launcher”

The question of the dissemination of dangerous ideas through art is always a contentious one.

The Search for Peace in the Life of Tony Hawk

A recent documentary reveals how the world-famous skateboarder wrestled with finding meaning and purpose.

The Cost of Peace in Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast

Belfast is a tale of triumph and survival in the darkest of circumstances.

Captain America and the Divided States of American Christianity

God is not constrained by our human divisions.

On Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Kendrick Lamar Finds Peace with Self by Accepting Conflict

Instead of simply preaching his thoughts on those controversial topics, Lamar shares his experiences and resulting perspectives on the matters.

The Unexpected Parenting in Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who

As the Doctor travels through time and space, she becomes a surprisingly good parenting example for those of us without a TARDIS.

Unveiling Ragnarok: Teens, Parents, and the Apocalypse

The apocalyptic stakes of Ragnarok truly speak to the crisis the church is in.

The Pains and Promises of Parenthood in Fredrik Backman’s Beartown

An encouraging and hopeful story about the realities of facing and embracing the respective pains and promises of parenthood.