CAPC Magazine, Issue 5 of 2018: Identity

Identity is like a mystery. Think of this issue of the Christ and Pop Culture Magazine as a clue.

Bread of Fellowship: A Review of The Reading Cure

God, the giver of all good gifts, didn’t just give us food—he also gave us other people to enjoy it with us and to help us learn to enjoy it again if need be.

Nancy Drew and the Case of the Fat-Shaming Trope

The Nancy Drew books of the 80s and 90s are aggressively anti-fat, likely contributing to young girls’ earliest encounters with weight loss, dieting, and negative self-image.

Let Us (All) Eat Cake

The church has far too often failed to critique the way our culture shames the bodies of those outside the ideal and given theological weight to claims that some bodies are more godly than others.

Whole30 and the Counter-Cultural Nature of Self-Discipline

Though the extremism of Whole30 isn’t necessarily a model for Christian self-discipline, but it does amplify the tension between the undisciplined culture and the narrow path of self-control.

Dining Our Way to Neighborly Love

When we eat with attention to the role of food in creation, by taking the physical world around us into our own bodies, we come to know more fully the God who created us and who created the world that feeds us.

CAPC Magazine, Issue 4 of 2018: Food Fights

Why do we fight with our food? Read about a few of those reasons in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Grieving the Gentrification of Food

It is over food that we relax, share our stories, our hopes, and often our dreams; we debate politics and argue sports over drinks and snacks; it can be argued that when food is present, we are most human.

The Lord of the Millennial Dinner Party Feasts

When we look ahead to the Wedding Feast of the Lamb, we don’t just seen affinity-based friendships around the table; we see a family dinner.

CAPC Magazine, Issue 3 of 2018: Dishing on Dishes

We’re dishing on dishes of cultural cuisine in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

The Healing Chaos of Love in Turtles All the Way Down

What if trusting God with our disorders, or the disorders of the people we love, means not trying to figure out the reason for them?

In the Shade of Wakanda: The Resurrection of Broken White Boys

If we are ever to see difference as a gift, then we need a resurrection of sorts, but we would do well to remember that resurrection requires a death.

Call for Pitches: Identity

Write for our digital magazine! Submit a pitch by 4/13 for a feature article on the theme of identity.

Is Mrs. Maisel So Marvelous?

Though we gravitate toward Midge’s beautiful and witty story of overcoming, it is modeled upon an American myth that to be free we must ultimately be unencumbered and successful.

CAPC Magazine, Issue 2 of 2018: Overcoming

Why do we love stories of overcoming? Find out in this issue of Christ and Pop Culture Magazine.

Call for Pitches: Cultural Cuisine

Write for our digital magazine! Submit a pitch by 3/22 for a feature article on the theme of cultural cuisine.