Jim Carrey, Worked Shoots, and Making Sense of Our Scripted Reality

Like Jim Carrey does in ‘Jim & Andy,’ we are scripting the reality given to us for a watching world. While perhaps this is unavoidable, we can aim to steward our task well and aim to be as authentic as is reasonable.

The Rhetoric of Nostalgia: How Our Collective Craving for Nostalgia Calls Us Home

What Stranger Things and its 1980s nostalgia-evoking counterparts do so well is to call us back to a place and a time that feels to us very much like home.

Of Jordan Peterson and Cultural Action Heroes

We need to re-humanize our cultural villains and heroes.

Super Nintendo and the Spiritual Life

Desire drives our disciplines, and becoming disciplined at something takes time.

CAPC Magazine, January 2018: Change Agents

Without change, without renewal, we die, sometimes from the inside out. Find some change agents inside this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Call for Pitches: Overcoming

Write for our digital magazine! Submit a pitch by 2/2 for a feature article on the theme of overcoming.

Should Christians Laugh at Dave Chappelle?

Can we be faithful to Christ and laugh with Dave Chappelle?

The Church Needs a Masterclass in How to Apologize for Sexual Assault

How can it be that a man who claims no allegiance to Christ has a stronger grasp on true repentance than a man who built a life on “making sense of God”?

The Saint Who Got Barbecued Alive

St. Lawrence was literally barbecued to death. And then the Catholic Church made him patron saint of chefs, presumably to rub it in.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017

A List of Our Favorite Things from 2017

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #5 to #1

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #5 to #1.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #10 to #6

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #10 to #6.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #15 to #11

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #15 to #11.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #20 to #16

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #20 to #16.

The Christ and Pop Culture 25 of 2017: #25 to #21

A list of our favorite things from 2017, from #25 to #21.

CAPC’s Most-Read Articles of 2017

A look at the articles published over the past 365 days shows which cultural happenings and artifacts lay claim to 2017.