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Eric Metaxas is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, radio host, and commentator who speaks to tens of thousands around the U.S. and internationally each year. Dick Cavett has credited Eric with having “the ability to deal with serious matters in… Read more
- If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty
Eric Metaxas offers a thrilling review of America's uniqueness — and a chilling reminder that America's greatness cannot continue unless we embrace our own crucial role in keeping what the founders entrusted to us. Eric explains how America is bounded not by ethnic identity but by a radical idea based on liberty and freedom for everyone, to challenge and inspire you to reconnect to that idea.
As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis attempted to seduce a nation and exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich Bonhoeffer—a pastor and author known as much for his spiritual classics as for his 1945 execution in a concentration camp for his part in the plot to assassinate Hitler. Eric Metaxas explores the dramatic story of Bonhoeffer’s life and how his example speaks profoundly to us today in areas of leadership, faith, ethics, and political engagement.
- Amazing Grace: Learning from William Wilberforce
William Wilberforce (1759-1833) engaged in a passionate twenty-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, a battle he won. Eric Metaxas tells the story the life of this unsung hero of whom it can truly be said: he changed the world. Before Wilberforce, few thought slavery was wrong. After Wilberforce, most societies came to see it as a great moral wrong. Eric delivers motivating and useful insights into what made Wilberforce so effective in bringing change.
- Religious Freedom (and Why It Matters for Everyone)
- Faith in Public Life
- Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God
Eric Metaxas is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, radio host, and commentator who speaks to tens of thousands around the U.S. and internationally each year. Dick Cavett has credited Eric with having “the ability to deal with serious matters in a way that manages to be at once profound and thoroughly entertaining,” and ABC News has called him a “photogenic, witty ambassador for faith in public life.”
Eric’s books include the New York Times bestsellers Bonhoeffer, If You Can Keep It, Miracles, Amazing Grace, Seven Men, and Seven Women. Additionally he was a writer for VeggieTales and has written more than thirty children’s books, including the best-sellers Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving and It’s Time to Sleep, My Love, illustrated by Nancy Tillman.
He is the host of The Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally syndicated radio program heard in more than 120 cities around the U.S. and featuring in-depth interviews with a wide variety of guests such as David Brooks, Joseph Fiennes, Jason Gay, Tony Hale, Mary Karr, LeCrae, Adam McKay, and Peggy Noonan.
Metaxas was the keynote speaker at the 2012 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC, an event attended by the President and First Lady, the Vice President, members of Congress, and other U.S. and world leaders.
Eric’s commentaries, humor writing, book and movie reviews, and poetry have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and National Review. His Wall Street Journal op-ed, "Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God" is the most popular and shared piece in the history of the Journal.
Metaxas is the founder and host of Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life, an interview series of “entertaining and thought-provoking discussions on ‘life, God, and other small topics’” featuring Malcolm Gladwell, Dr. Francis Collins, and N. T. Wright, among many others. Metaxas has been featured as a cultural commentator on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News programs, and he has been interviewed about his work on the Today Show, Fox and Friends, The History Channel, and C-SPAN’s Q&A with Brian Lamb.
Eric lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.
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"Eric was on fire… truly inspiring!"The Fort Worth Club
"I have heard countless complements on how well he did - funny, engaging, motivating, thought-provoking…"I Am Second
"It was a truly wonderful evening! I wish Eric could be our speaker every year!"Crisis Pregnancy Center of Tidewater
"We have heard nothing but rave reviews from those in the audience about Eric's speech."Pennsylvania Family Institute