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  • Eric Metaxas

    Meet our host — #1 New York Times bestselling author, national radio host, and self-described “World’s Foremost Authority.”

  • Bonanza For Audio Lovers

    Our massive audio archive goes way back — lose yourself in these full-length audio files from many years of events.

  • Alice von Hildebrand

    If you think the years have dulled the fire, wit, and passion of our first nonagenarian guest, prepare to be happily flabbergasted!

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    Browse our shop for autographed copies of Eric Metaxas’s newest blockbuster and many other splendid offerings.

  • Hugh Hewitt

    Veteran interviewer Hewitt becomes the interviewee in this rambunctious conversation about The Happiest Life.

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  • John Lennox

    Has Science buried God? Eric Metaxas tracks down Oxford’s John Lennox for answers, and the professor delivers!

Recent Interviews

Charlie Duke

Charlie Duke: The Apollo 16 Moon Landing

On the eve of his 59th wedding anniversary, the tenth man to walk on the Moon, astronaut Charlie Duke is...

Stephen Meyer

Stephen Meyer: The Return of the God Hypothesis – Part 2

Eric Metaxas interviews Stephen C. Meyer on the scientific evidence for the existence of God as outlined in Dr. Meyer’s...

Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel: Zero to One

Eric Metaxas interviews entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel on his bestselling book ZERO TO ONE. Using Apollo 11 and Woodstock...

Michael Behe

Michael Behe: Darwin Devolves

Eric Metaxas interviews biochemist Michael Behe on "the new science about DNA that challenges evolution" as told in Behe's book,...

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Chance or the Dance?

Chance or the Dance?


Guest Highlight

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of five New York Times bestsellers — The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw, and David and Goliath. He has been named one of the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine and one of the Foreign Policy’s Top Global Thinkers. He explores the advantages of disadvantages in his book David and Goliath.

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Fish Out of Water: A Search for the Meaning of Life

What Happens When One of America’s Most Beloved Biographers Writes His Own Biography? For Eric Metaxas, the answer is Fish Out of Water: A Search for the Meaning of Life—a poetic and sometimes hilarious memoir of his early years, in which the Queens-born son of Greek and German immigrants struggles to make sense of a world in which he never quite seems to fit.

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What is Socrates in the City?

Socrates in the City is a Manhattan-based conversation series hosted by Eric Metaxas and exploring the Big Questions —  “life, God, and other small topics.”

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