catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Society & Institutions

A Love whose name cannot be spoken

An analysis of pop culture artifacts to expose myths about true love.


In defense of my generation

A response to the charges of relativism that get lobbed across philosophical dividing lines.

Reclaiming Mardi Gras

A Louisiana native provides a closer look at Mardi Gras, a traditional time of celebration before Lent.


Love breaks through

An administrative assistant in an oncology clinic reflects on the system's approach to shalom.

Life on the threshold

The nature poetry of Liberty Hyde Bailey and the igniting of an urban imagination.


My first favorite

On taking an unconventional route to becoming a lover of books.

Ears to hear

A reflection on the songs that we let in, and the songs that we shut out.


“Josep’s Opus,” or “Coke’s mini-movie”

On the adman's use of music, for better or worse, to manipulate.

A call to grace

Why is the church often the last place people find acceptance?


Peas from a can

A review of the 1947 young adult novel Judy's Journey by Lois Lenski, which chronicles the invisible history of migrant workers.