By Chris McNerney and Daniel Lee, originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work.

Last weekend ended with the Marvel/Disney film Guardians of the Galaxy earning the #1 spot at the box office yet again, and setting the record for the summer of 2014 with total earnings of over 275 million dollars in ticket sales. This has come as a surprise since the heroes in this movie are barely known by comic fans, let alone the larger movie-going public, but the combination of sci-fi action, a popular sound track, and a tone that does not take itself seriously has connected with audiences across the country.

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