Eric Metaxas
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Eric Metaxas

ERIC METAXAS is the author of four New York Times Bestsellers, including the #1 Bestseller, BONHOEFFER: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy, which was named "Book of the Year" by the ECPA and sold over one million copies in 19 languages. Called a "biography of uncommon power," it appeared on numerous 2010 "Best of the Year" lists and was ranked #21 on the Amazon.com listing of Most Highlighted Books of all time.

He is host of the Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally-syndicated daily radio program in 120 cities. (MetaxasTalk.com) ABC News has called Metaxas a "photogenic, witty ambassador for faith in public life," and The Indianapolis Star described him as "a Protestant version of William F. Buckley." Metaxas is also the host of Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life, broadcast on the NRB network and www.Socratesinthecity.com.

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. Previous keynote speakers have included Mother Theresa, Bono, and Tony Blair. That speech and Eric's essay on the experience, were put into a book, No Pressure, Mr. President: The Power of True Belief in a Time of Crisis.

Along with his colleague John Stonestreet, Metaxas is the voice of BreakPoint, a radio commentary that is broadcast on 1,400 radio outlets with an audience of eight million.

In 2011, Metaxas was the 17th recipient of the Canterbury Medal awarded by the Becket Fund for Religious Freedom. He has testified before Congress about the rise of anti-Semitism in the U.S. and abroad, and spoke at CPAC2013 on the issue of Religious Freedom. In September 2013, Eric and his wife Susanne were jointly awarded the Human Life Review's "Great Defender of Life Award." Metaxas has honorary Doctorates from Sewanee College, Hillsdale College, and Liberty University.

Eric's book (November 2014) MIRACLES: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life hit #12 on the New York Times Best Seller list and is being translated into German, Polish, Greek, Portuguese, Hungarian, Romanian, Russian, Estonian, Slovak, Korean, Swedish, Finnish, and Croatian.

His Dec. 25th, 2014 op-ed for the Wall Street Journal, titled "Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God," is unofficially the most popular and shared piece in the history of the Journal, garnering over 450,000 Facebook Likes and 8,000 comments.

Metaxas is a Senior Fellow and Lecturer at Large for the King's College in New York City.

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Best Sellers

    • Bonhoeffer

    • Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,667
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,766
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,793

    A groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to Hitler....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Message That Needs To Be Heard

    • By Douglas on 01-28-13
    • Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 08-11-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 5,667 ratings

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Martin Luther

    • The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Eric Metaxas
    • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,663
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,516
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,516

    From author Eric Metaxas comes a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history, Martin Luther, in time for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reformation!

    • By John Wurst on 10-13-17
    • The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Eric Metaxas
    • Length: 20 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 10-03-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,663 ratings

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Seven Men

    • And the Secret of Their Greatness
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 973
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 851
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 849

    What makes a great man great? Seven Men offers answers in the captivating stories of some of the greatest men who have ever lived....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Had Already Read...

    • By Douglas on 02-27-15
    • And the Secret of Their Greatness
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 04-30-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 973 ratings

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Amazing Grace

    • William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,048
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 842
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 844

    Amazing Grace tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833)....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Marvelous Story Gloriously Told

    • By Douglas on 02-24-13
    • William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 12-31-06
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,048 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Pinocchio

    • By: Carlo Collodi, Eric Metaxas - adaptor
    • Narrated by: Danny Aiello
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    In this Italian children's classic, a lonely toymaker named Gepetto creates a small wooden puppet who magically comes to life....

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Miracles

    • What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 419
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 374
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377

    The definitive book on miracles from the New York Times best-selling author of Bonhoeffer, Eric Metaxas....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By C. Silvernail on 11-26-15
    • What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Release date: 10-28-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 419 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Seven Women

    • And the Secret of Their Greatness
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Tom Parks
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 468

    Eric Metaxas gives us seven captivating portraits of some of history's greatest women, all of whom changed the course of history by following God's call upon their lives - as women....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Different Kind of Inspiring

    • By Samuel Hudnet on 09-11-15

    Regular price: $21.67

    • If You Can Keep It

    • The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Eric Metaxas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 550
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 546

    If You Can Keep It is at once a thrilling review of America's uniqueness, and a reminder that America's greatness cannot continue unless we understand what our founding fathers meant....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read for America!!!

    • By Deborah on 10-07-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Emperor's New Clothes

    • By: Hans Christian Andersen
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Like everyone else in the kingdom, two clever swindlers understand the emperor's passion for new clothes....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Too much music

    • By dinglefest on 03-02-19

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Brer Rabbit and the Tar Baby

    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Danny Glover
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Chuckle through all the whimsical fun, as Brer Rabbit finally outsmarts his wily nemesis....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Made for a child’s ears

    • By Russell Bernard on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $3.95

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