Eric Metaxas Appears to Minimize His Part in Spreading False Bonhoeffer Quote

In 2016, I discovered that this famous quote could not be found in any of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s works: Silence in the face of evil is itself evil. God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act. The quote attributed to Bonhoeffer was popularized by Eric Metaxas … Continue reading “Eric Metaxas Appears to Minimize His Part in Spreading False Bonhoeffer Quote”

Eric Metaxas Sides with Russians over U.S. Dept of Justice in Maria Butina Case (UPDATED)

David Barton (left), Eric Metaxas (right) Yesterday, Eric Metaxas tweeted this defense of admitted Russian agent Maria Butina (see my post about her case): It was a forced plea agreement. Totally shameful that they did this to her, threatening her with another YEAR in solitary. Wait till the whole story comes out if you care … Continue reading “Eric Metaxas Sides with Russians over U.S. Dept of Justice in Maria Butina Case (UPDATED)”

Eric Metaxas Defends Russian Agent; Says Maria Butina’s Plea Agreement Was Forced

David Barton (left) Eric Metaxas (right) Eric Metaxas is coming to the defense of an admitted Russian spy, Maria Butina. Apparently, Metaxas doesn’t believe his former talk show guest is a spy. Rather, he believes the government threatened her with a year in solitary confinement which led her to a forced plea agreement. No word … Continue reading “Eric Metaxas Defends Russian Agent; Says Maria Butina’s Plea Agreement Was Forced”

Eric Metaxas Plans to Interview Steve Bannon – Yawn?

What’s going on? The New Yorker planned to interview former Donald Trump strategist, alt-right leader, and nativist Steve Bannon at one of their events and social media erupted with protest and cancellations of subscriptions. Within hours, the magazine canceled Bannon’s talk and said sorry. In reaction on a recent segment of his radio show, Trump … Continue reading “Eric Metaxas Plans to Interview Steve Bannon – Yawn?”

Donald Drains the Swamp – New Book by Eric Metaxas

After books on Christian heavyweights Bonhoeffer and Luther, Eric Metaxas tackles the heaviest weight of them all – Donald the Caveman. I haven’t seen a pre-publication copy as yet, but I can only imagine the wonders within this prehistoric prose. I do wonder how Metaxas will delicately handle a full treatment of Donald the Caveman’s … Continue reading “Donald Drains the Swamp – New Book by Eric Metaxas”

Eric Metaxas Says Katie Hopkins is His Hero

As yet another indicator of how far into the alt-right Eric Metaxas has drifted, here is a recent love tweet to British nativist Katie Hopkins. Sweet @KTHopkins is my hero. What she says is true of Trump voters in America. If elites dislike the results of elections and think they can overturn them by any … Continue reading “Eric Metaxas Says Katie Hopkins is His Hero”

A Wild Metaxas Appears!

We haven’t checked in with Eric Metaxas lately. Let’s see how he’s doing. Stay classy, @ericmetaxas. pic.twitter.com/MDOBpS9ck7 — John Inazu (@JohnInazu) July 4, 2018 It appears he’s about the same, maybe a little worse. It is sometimes hard to follow Twitter so here’s what happened. First, Metaxas retweeted Wayne Grudem’s biblical defense of Donald Trump’s … Continue reading “A Wild Metaxas Appears!”

Dennis Prager, Eric Metaxas and the Surpassing Moral Good of Evangelicals

Eric Metaxas loves him some Dennis Prager. After Jon Ward’s profile of Metaxas as a Donald Trump supporter came out on Friday, Metaxas heartily recommended Prager’s defense of evangelicals who support Trump on Saturday. In his National Review article, Prager wrote, “this Jew would like to defend Evangelicals and other Christians who support President Donald Trump.” … Continue reading “Dennis Prager, Eric Metaxas and the Surpassing Moral Good of Evangelicals”

Yahoo News: Eric Metaxas' House of Mirrors

In a remarkable Yahoo News article, Jon Ward gives the public a look into the thinking of Eric Metaxas as he defends himself against his critics. Metaxas is the author of books on Bonhoeffer, Wilberforce and most recently Martin Luther. Much to the puzzlement of many, Metaxas is also a full-throated supporter of Donald Trump. … Continue reading “Yahoo News: Eric Metaxas' House of Mirrors”

Eric Metaxas Stands By Ecclesia College President Indicted in Arkansas Kickback Scheme

Earlier today, popular Christian author Eric Metaxas posted on the Ecclesia College Facebook page and tweeted his support for embattled Ecclesia College president Oren Paris III. On March 2, Paris was indicted for fraud in connection with a kickback scheme which had already taken down an Arkansas state representative. In January, Micah Neal pleaded guilty … Continue reading “Eric Metaxas Stands By Ecclesia College President Indicted in Arkansas Kickback Scheme”