Evangelical “Intellectual” Eric Metaxas Continues His Decline as he Hosts Anti-Vaccine Conspiracy Theorist Kent Heckenlively on his Radio Show

Recently Eric Metaxas had Kent Heckenlively on his radio show. The conspiracy theorist known for the plandemic conspiracy theory was tragically given credit where none is deserved. As Eric Metaxas becomes more irrelevant and fringe his credibility declines by the day. This post looks at Eric Metaxas and his support to the anti-vaccination movement. This blog writer is a firm believer in science and vaccines. Plus its my goal to encourage you to embrace vaccines and science. Science and modern medicine is a gift to American civilization and the west.  Continue reading

The George Soros Conspiracy Theory Which Some Evangelical Christians Are Pushing is Blatant Anti-Semitism

After Mark Galli published a controversial editorial at Christianity Today a large number of Evangelical Christians responded by claiming that the flagship evangelical magazine was owned by George Soros. There is no such truth in that claim, and in the process a number of evangelicals engaged in anti-Semitism by pushing that conspiracy theory. This is not the first time that has happened as this post looks at other examples. This article looks at the George Soros conspiracy theory and is asking evangelicals to take a stand against anti-Semitism. In the process you will learn about my family’s history with Buchenwald in Germany during World War II. 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

A Pivotal Week in Evangelical Christianity. A Christianity Today Editorial Calling for Trump’s Removal. A President Responds in Rage While the “Court Evangelicals” Double Down and Other Moderate Evangelicals Begin to Push Back

The week of December 19, 2019 through December 26, 2019 was quite dramatic. In it a fracture appeared in the Evangelical Christian culture in the United States after Donald Trump’s impeachment by the House of Representatives. The “court evangelicals” who are known for defending President Trump were caught off guard and the moderates who reject Christian nationalism pushed back. In the 1950’s when Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy created chaos with his investigations of imagined communists, it was an attorney for the United States Army that boldly asked him if he had any decency. Did we witness that moment of the fight for decency in the Christianity Today editorial? This post is a narrative of what happened in a week and what it could mean for evangelical culture. 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