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CAPC Magazine Issue 2 of 2019: Illustrations

Is a picture is worth a thousand words? Only if you don’t use your words properly. We make it happen in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Avengers: Infinity War and the Lost Spirit of Sacrifice

Infinity War begins with most of the Marvel heroes either having rejected a spirit of sacrifice or having never really acquired it.

Fosse/Verdon Recap, “Glory” (Episode 4)

What will “going on” for Fosse look like, and is it possible to do more than just “go on” the way he has been?

You’re Not You When You’re Always Connected

Turning your phone off isn’t just good for you, it’s good for the people around you.

Avengers: Endgame and the Redemption Saga of Tony Stark

His story, more than any other’s, encapsulates the ups and downs of the formation of the Avengers.

When We Need More than Enough

It’s so easy to swim in the waters of enoughness because that’s where our friends and family and neighbors are.

Seeing and Believing 197: Joe and Anthony Russo’s Avengers: Endgame and a Retro Review of The Matrix

After 11 years and 21 films, Avengers: Endgame is here and we have a spoiler-free review for you along with a 20th Anniversary retro review of The Matix.

Fosse/Verdon Recap, “Me and My Baby” (Episode 3)

Gwen finds herself trapped by the very expectations that her talent and hard work have brought her.

Countdown to the Endgame

Hidden in the shadows of these movies are cosmic truths worth unearthing and revisiting as they help us understand our culture and what we can uniquely contribute to it.

On Not Fearing Old Age, with Rob Thomas

“One Less Day (Dying Young)” is a simple, but thoughtful rebuke against the fear of old age and the desire to cling to youth.

Shazam! Brings the Laughs while Struggling with Super-Maturity

A hero’s journey certainly isn’t about less than family, but should be about more.

Breakthrough Breaks through Christian Movie Stereotypes

Overall, Breakthrough broke through my expectations of the Christian feel-good genre and helped me suspend my disbelief for a couple hours.

Seeing and Believing 196: Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote and CBS’s The Twilight Zone

Seeing and Believing takes a journey to Terry Gilliam’s The Man Who Killed Don Quixote dream world and Jordan Peele-produced revamp of The Twilight Zone.

Fosse/Verdon Recap, “Who’s Got the Pain?” (Episode 2)

In this second episode of Fosse/Verdon, the pattern of their relationship is being set.

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.