Blue Like Jazz and the Evolving Ethos of Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke isn’t Miller’s imaginary “Cool Christian,” but his intuitive understanding of scripture is humbling and remarkable.

Redeeming Love Does a Disservice to Hosea and to Women

Conflating the relentless love of God in a literalistic manner with the romantic love of a man and woman is harmful.

The Scandal of Reading 37 | Tiffany Kriner on Louise Erdrich’s LaRose

Tiffany Kriner joins Claude Atcho to discuss Louise Erdrich’s novel, LaRose, as it relates to the fruit of the Spirit: Peace.

Mixing Faith and Feminism: A Reaction to Bonnie Garmus’s Lessons in Chemistry

How can we better our culture to make God’s ideal plans easier to follow, and not just for those who are privileged?

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.

The Scandal of Reading 36 | Winn Collier on Wendell Berry’s Jayber Crow

Winn Collier joins Austin to discuss the work of American novelist Wendell Berry: Jayber Crow set in the fictional town of Port William

Marrying for Love? Marcia A. Zug’s You’ll Do and the Problem of Marital Privilege (Part 2)

We keep on using the word “marriage,” but it no longer means what we think it means.

Why Marry? Marcia A. Zug’s You’ll Do Explores the Strange and Surprising Reasons (Part 1)

I never knew that American marriages had such a checkered history.

The Scandal of Reading 35 | Lit Pulpit – The Moviegoer by Walker Percy

Claude and Austin discuss Walker Percy’s 1961 novel, The Moviegoer, and its attempt to find a new voice for truth for the time it was written.

The Scandal of Reading 34 | Daniel Nayeri on Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson

Daniel Nayeri joines Jessica to talk about Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes.

Nat Segaloff’s The Exorcist Legacy Explores the Magic of William Friedkin’s Iconic Film

Segaloff is in a unique position to bring all of this material together for people who cherish the original film not simply as a cinematic rite of passage for thrillseekers, but also as a genuine work of art.

The Scandal of Reading 33 | S. D. Smith on Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Claude Atcho interviews S.D. Smith, who shares his perspective on Paton’s work having firsthand experience of life in South Africa.

The Scandal of Reading 32 | Lit Pulpit 2 on The Search

The search — what is it and why does it matter? Claude and Austin tackle this important theme from Walker Percy’s The Moviegoer.

Chasing God: The Divine Quest of Eugene Exman

The open-minded liberal Protestantism of publisher Eugene Exman blinded him to significant aspects of the human experience.

Barbie as Portal Fantasy—and What That Means for Greta Gerwig’s Narnia Adaptation

C.S. Lewis’s adored classic now shares space with Barbie as part of the subgenre of portal fantasy.

The Scandal of Reading 30 | Grace Hamman on Revelations of Divine Love

This week’s Fruit of the Spirit is Love with medievalist, Grace Hamman discussing “Revelations of Divine Love” by Julian of Norwich.