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Palm Beach Atlantic University 2013 Graduation Address

May 27, 2013

Palm Beach Atlantic University
2013 Spring Commencement
May 4, 2013
Introduction of Eric Metaxas by Rev. Cuteo:

I’ve been asked to introduce our speaker, …Read More

CPAC 2013 Speech on Religious Freedom

Mar 16, 2013

Eric Metaxas CPAC Speech on Religious Freedom. 10 A.M. March 16, 2013.
TEXT:  Good morning.  I’m here today because a …Read More

Gretel’s Skull Discovered!

Sep 18, 2012

Scouring the picture-book hills and valleys of his beloved Schwarzwald with the same dog-eared copy of Grimm’s Kinder-und-Hausmaerchen that he has caressed since childhood, Professor Fritz “Fritzi” Ulm has at long last stumbled upon his elusive goal.

Does Anyone in the Media Read the Bible?

Jan 01, 2012

willienelson5_v_eIt happened again the other day. I was reading the NY Times and I came across something so hilarious it had to be some kind of joke. But this was in an obituary.  [To keep reading, click here.]

La Cosa Nostradamus

Sep 16, 2011

The first time I heard of Nostradamus was the night we whacked out Joey Flowers behind Barboza’s butchershop. It was back in the alley near where Salvi Two Noses’ mother used to grow her tomatoes.

Does God Want Us to Change the World?

Sep 05, 2011

FERMI.PROJECT.IMAGE DOES GOD WANT US TO CHANGE THE WORLD?  And if so, how? If you’re in a hurry, let me cut to the chase:  a.) yes – and b.) by doing what the Clapham Circle did: proving their faith through works, mostly among the poor and powerless, and working among the rich and powerful. There’s a little more to it, but if you must run, there’s the nuance-free answer which, like a sack lunch, you may take with you.  If you can stay, I’ll begin by telling you about the night talkshow host Dick Cavett and I went to see Mickey Rooney perform. This is not a joke.  [To continue click here.]

Our Changing Language

Aug 30, 2011

The question of how language came into being has always been among the great puzzles of history. Who spoke first? we ask ourselves. Was there a first word? Did it have “meaning”? Paleo-linguists have long speculated what the earliest attempts at language might have sounded like, and anthropologist at Caltech have even created a computer model to simulate the air traveling through the oddly configured jaw of Paleolithic man.

They Were Ahead of Their Time

Sep 14, 2010

It is no secret that the great minds of history transcend time, although Pythagoras was a real stickler for punctuality. The issue is complicated. Society’s reactions to its visionaries throughout history has been mixed…

Will the GOP Sell its Soul to the Devil?

Jul 30, 2010

Will the GOP Sell its Soul to the Devil?
A menacing, muscled man strides into the ring, wearing a black …Read More

Tim Keller’s Foreword to BONHOEFFER: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

May 19, 2010

This is Tim Keller’s Foreword to BONHOEFFER:  Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy.
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I’m delighted that my friend Eric Metaxas has penned this …Read More