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CAPC’s Favorite Films of 2023

Our favorite films of 2023 featured existential comedy, movie monsters, the world’s favorite Nazi-punching archaeologist, assassins, and more.

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.

Blink-182’s Reunion Reveals Our Need for Relational Guidance

“ONE MORE TIME” reminds us of mortality, of the freedom that righting wrongs provides, and of the joy of long-term human connection.

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.

CAPC’s 2023 Sports Roundup, Part 2

Christian Filmmaking Needs a Shift

In the parallel universe of films like The Shift, narratives are morally worthless—unless and until they can explicitly spell out what we have learned.

1983 vs. 2023: When Is Revival Right for America?

Some Christians want their version of revival so desperately that they try to force revival through fearmongering.

CAPC’s Most Popular Articles of 2023

These are the articles that resonated most with our readers in 2023.

Christ and Pop Culture Needs Your Support in 2024

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CAPC’s 2023 Sports Roundup, Part 1

Timothy Thomas chronicles the marquee matchups, controversies, and historic moments of 2023.

The Holdovers and Christmas Hope

Alexander Payne’s latest film proclaims the chance of finding rest even amidst our deepest sorrows.

Don’t Lose the Arc of Indiana Jones

We see a gradual but discernible arc in the character of Indiana Jones, from self-seeking adventurer to self-sacrificial friend and family man.

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.

Reflections on Tom Waits’ “Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis”

Waits’ inimitable barroom baritone paints a vivid picture of a lonely soul living at the edge of Christmas.