Terry Glaspey at The Gospel Coalition on Novelists Who Affirm Faith. How Could Victor Hugo Be Neglected?

Recently at The Gospel Coalition Terry Glaspey wrote an article about novelists who affirm faith. His list leaves off one of the greatest novelists in western history – Victor Hugo. Works such as Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables have many theological lessons in each book. This is a response to this column by Terry Glaspey. Continue reading

Problems Exist with Eric Metaxas’s Dietrich Bonhoeffer Biography Which Contain Academic Concerns

Eric Metaxas is known for his work on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. However that biography has not stood well against the test of time. Quality issues and shoddy work are now associated with it. Eric Metaxas who once had promise is now seen is an individual involved in the evangelical culture wars and fringe politics. This post is designed to draw attention to some of the issues with his work on Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  Continue reading

Why Did Eric Metaxas Defend Maria Butina a Russian Spy Who Tried to Subvert American Culture?

Maria Butina was recently deported back to Russia. The spy who came to the United States to penetrate both the NRA and evangelical organizations was strongly defended by Eric Metaxas. This post looks at the relationship between Metaxas and Butina.  This blog remains concerned that the Russian government or intelligence agencies could penetrate evangelical ministries due to their stance on the culture wars.  Continue reading

A Closer Look at Eric Metaxas and His Comments on Mass Shootings and Impeachment. Plus the Fallacy of Intellectual Evangelicalism

Eric Metaxas is a well known evangelical author who has done work on Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther. In time he embraced Christian nationalism and became a polarizing figure. This post looks at Metaxas and the issues with his work. Plus he said a number of disturbing things recently both about mass shootings and impeachment. In the end Metaxas again shows the scandal of the evangelical mind in that it was a fallacy to think that he was an intellectual.  Continue reading