The Common Rule by Justin Earley, Free for CAPC Members

Earley coined his rule of life “The Common Rule” because it was intended for the common American—those who, like Earley, find themselves buying into American habits that divert us from the practices of Christ and toward the practices of achievement.

Ordinary Heroism in Lloyd Alexander’s The Book of Three

Heroic lives are usually, in reality, as unglamorous as assistant pig-keeping.

Hacksaw Ridge and the Strange Sovereignty of God

Hacksaw Ridge, like Shusau Endō, asks us to consider the very terrifying particularity of God’s interactions with human beings.

Joining Augustine’s War Against Narcissism

We like to limit narcissism to people who think they are pretty or handsome but, in truth, it is much deeper than that.

7 Myths about Singleness by Sam Allberry, Free for CAPC Members

7 Myths about Singleness casts a vision for how being single is not a second rate path in the kingdom of God.

Hermanas by Natalia Kohn Rivera, Noemi Vega Quiñones, and Kristy Garza Robinson, Free for CAPC Members

Hermanas explores the lives of women from the Bible, weaving the truths from their narratives in with the experience of the modern Latina woman.

The Vital Love of Friendship Stories

These friendship stories—in giving us fantastic scenarios—demonstrate how in God’s economy friendship is far from cheap.

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.

Dear Evan Hansen Addresses Our Culture’s Pervasive Loneliness

Dear Evan Hansen teaches us there is no substitute for true community.

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.

On Comics, Colliders, and Cave Pictures: An Interview with Mark Rodgers

Author Mark Rodgers sits down with Alan Noble to talk about writing a comic book inspired by E. M. Forster.

“In that enchanted place”: Stories and Permanence in an Impermanent World

The timelessness of stories reflects our longing for an existence unmarred by death.

The Blessed Machine and the Dangers of Technology

The author of a new graphic novel from Cave Pictures Publishing explains how E. M. Forster and the CERN super collider inspired his work.

To ‘Look Foul and Feel Fair’: Tolkien’s Influence on a Romantic YA Trope

Hope is one of the main reasons adult readers flock to YA books despite being “aged out” of the target audience.

You Welcomed Me by Kent Annan, Free for CAPC Members

You Welcomed Me is a slender, but powerful, meditation for Christians living in relative economic, political, and spiritual comfort, challenging us to reflect on how we think about the strangers who live—or seek to live—among us.

Tethered to the World: Remembering Mary Oliver

Oliver’s poetry reminds us that astonishment is a bridge between us and the beauty of creation.