Captain America: Civil War is rolling in much more than cash these days. It’s also rolling in controversy.
Not because of any external conflict, but because of the central conflict within the film itself. You see, people just can’t decide—even after seeing the flick—whether they should be Team Cap or Team Iron Man.
As much as some of us might like to do so, we can’t pick sides based simply on our favorite hero. Their respective perspectives both come with a lot of mess … and tension … and validity! How are we supposed to know who’s right?!
The issue of authority and submitting to it (or not submitting to it) is an ancient question with nearly as many unique answers as there have been unique people to ask it. Steve Rogers and Tony Stark are no exception.
And, apparently, neither are we. Paul and I go head to head on the matter in our most contentious (and hilarious) vodcast yet as we attempt to bring it under the microscope of Scripture. We come away with some interesting conclusions, and we can’t wait to hear your thoughts on the matter.
[Author’s Note: Paul can think what he wants, but I’m totally right.]
Oh, and for those who’d like to just listen in, here’s an audio link: