Latest Articles by ERIC METAXAS
Apr 22, 2014
The movie “Noah” certainly has struck a nerve among Christians. I have some thoughts about that.
In 532 A.D., a series of riots pitting the supporters of two different chariot racing teams, the “Greens” and the “Blues,” nearly toppled the Byzantine Emperor, Justinian. The Nika riots resulted in 30,000 deaths and half of Constantinople being burned or otherwise destroyed.
Mar 10, 2014
New findings out of my alma mater, Yale University, would seem to suggest that humans are born with an innate sense of morality. Where have I heard that before?
Feb 28, 2014
Some of the most moving biblical narratives involve childless women. The stories of Sarah, Hannah the mother of Samuel, and Elizabeth the mother of John the Baptist, serve as reminders of God’s faithfulness and power.
Feb 5, 2014
Emotional, angry outbursts have become the acceptable parlance of public discourse. One case in point, and why it’s so dangerous, next ...
“I hope my father dies soon,” Scott Adams wrote recently on his blog. “And while I’m at it, I might want you to die a painful death too.”
Dec 23, 2013
We're at war. Or at least, war is being waged on our brothers and sisters in Christ across the globe.
Sometime in November, the North Korean regime publicly executed eighty people in seven cities across the country. In each instance, a crowd was forced to watch as ten people, their heads covered with white bags, were tied to stakes and machine gunned to death.
Nov 29, 2013
One year ago, China’s People’s Daily newspaper told readers that Kim Jong-un, the leader of neighboring North Korea, had been named the “sexiest man alive.” A 55-photo slide show accompanied copy that read “With his devastatingly handsome, round face, his boyish charm, and his strong, sturdy frame, this Pyongyang-bred heartthrob is every woman's dream come true.”
Nov 26, 2013
One of this year’s biggest blockbuster films may be a great metaphor for what it means to be human—and why God created us for one another.
Nov 19, 2013
Rebuilding the culture of marriage in this country starts with you. And your church. And I’ll tell you exactly how you both can get started.
Nov 1, 2013
Public school students still enjoy a wide range of religious freedom—even in the classroom. We just need to educate the educators about it. I’ll explain, next ...
Oct 22, 2013
Compromise your faith or give up your livelihood. That’s some choice. But that’s where we’re headed, folks. Another BreakPoint commentator John Stonestreet recently had a strong reaction to an outrageous ruling by the New Mexico Supreme Court; a ruling that John said, “eviscerates” religious freedom.