catapult magazine

catapult magazine


Society & Institutions

Teach your children well

A case for a more accurate and hopeful view of today's young adults.


Generation X, the Cold War and faith

Reflecting on the legacy of the father of the H-bomb.

Questions of generational difference

What's nature, what's nurture and what's the product of a generation?


Back to school

What the Boomers need to re-learn about security.

My comfort tomorrow or someone else’s today?

A college graduate ponders retirement planning.


A playful revolution

Rediscovering play as a young adult in a new city.

FarmVille, faith and fallen sheep

A confession about the virtual -- and actual -- pressure to win.


Within, and without

A reflection on the church as a place of belonging (or not) for introverts.

Staying power

A timely review of Marvin Gaye’s 1971 album What’s Going On.


Autonomy and the red line

Reimagining the good life in Chicago in light of Lazarus and Dante.